Education is a cornerstone of all communities and serves as a key to unlock opportunities for children as well as adults around the globe. BAPS Charities supports the advancement of education initiatives in local communities in an effort to strengthen the national network of institutions and programs designed to shape the next generation of brave and generous thinkers. From public primary and secondary school programs, to libraries and community centers, BAPS Charities is supporting organizations that work to provide education and academic tools to young people. The following is a list of institutions that will be supported through Walkathon 2017:
Sacramento: The Folsom Cordova Education Foundation
San Jose: Milpitas Unified School District
Jacksonville: PACE Center for Girls, Inc.
Miami: The Literacy Coalition
Atlanta: Lilburn Elementary School
Chicago: Friends of The Bartlett Public Library, Bartlett High School Booster Club
Kansas City: Sunflower House, Inc.
Boston: McAvinnue Elementary School
Detroit: The Educational Excellence Foundation
Long Island: The Huntington Youth Bureau Youth Development Research Institute
Clifton: The Boys & Girls Club of Clifton
Edison: Middlesex County College Foundation, Inc.
Jersey City: The Jersey City Public Schools
Robbinsville: Robbinsville High School Green Team
Charlotte: Mecklenburg Board of Education
Philadelphia: Just for The Kids Education Foundation
Warrington: CB Cares Educational Foundation
Columbia: Lexington County School District One, Education Foundation
Dallas: Friends of the Irving Public Library
Houston: Fort Bend ISD Education Foundation, Stafford MSD Education Foundation
Northern Virginia: Our Neighbors Child
Seattle: Lake Washington Schools Foundation