Communities In Schools – Bay Area recently presented a plaque to representatives of the Employee Community Fund of Boeing Houston in recognition and appreciation of their support of CIS-Bay Area programming.
CIS-Bay Area is a nonprofit organization that provides dropout prevention programming for at-risk and economically disadvantaged children and has programs on 16 Clear Creek and Dickinson ISD campuses in Harris and Galveston counties. This year 1,275 students will receive case management services and over 14,000 will participate in CIS-Bay Area campus-wide activities.
One of the largest employee-owned and managed funds of its kind in the world, the Employees Community Fund of The Boeing Co. has been empowering employees to make greater impact by pooling their tax-deductible donations for more than 60 years. Since 2016, Boeing Houston ECF has awarded $14,500 in grant support for Communities In Schools – Bay Area school-based dropout prevention programming.
CIS- Bay Area Executive Director Dr. Peter Wuenschel, met with Boeing Houston employees to personally thank them and the ECF for their support. “Boeing Houston ECF has a long history of generously supporting local nonprofit organizations, and Communities In Schools – Bay Area is honored to be a recipient of Boeing ECF grants for the last two years. I am so appreciative of the support from Boeing ECF, and their commitment to learning about the issues and challenges our community’s children and families face.”
CIS-Bay Area’s mission is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. For more information on Communities In Schools – Bay Area dropout prevention programs, visit www.cisba.org or call 281-486-6698.
Through purposeful investments, employee engagement and thoughtful advocacy efforts, Boeing and its employees support innovative partnerships and programs that align with our strategic objectives, create value and help build better communities worldwide. To learn more, visit www.boeing.com/principles/community-engagement.page