On July 24, Janet Coutu – President of the Gibbons Preschool Association – accepted a cheque from Louise Latawiec Post Master at the Gibbons Post Office. The Gibbons Preschool Association is a 2015 recipient of the Canada Post Community Foundation support grant. Canada Post commented, “The Foundation is proud to support organizations like Gibbons Preschool Association that strive to improve the lives of Canadian children.”
The $550 in funds will go towards the addition of manipulative play items for the children and a much needed stool for the Aide/Volunteer to use while interacting with the children.
The Gibbons Preschool Association’s primary purpose is to aid in, and contribute to, the development of three and four year old children. This is accomplished by providing opportunities for the child to develop socially, mentally, emotionally and physically in an atmosphere that in interesting, stimulating and fun.
The Canada Post Community Foundation for Children’s vision is to help ensure every child in Canada is happy, healthy and part of a community that supports and cares for them. Its mission is to have a positive effect in the lives of children in the communities Canada Post serves by supporting registered charities, school programs or local initiatives that benefit children.
It has granted more than $44 million to more than 300 community organizations across Canada. To learn about the Foundation, visit canadapost./ca community.
For more information on the Gibbons Preschool Association visit www.gibbonspreschool.com.
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