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Your Bank Account Number - This is the number of your bank account.
Bank City - The City where your bank is located.
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Send the check to the next Address:
51 Sherbrooke W., Montreal, QC. Canada, H5Z 4T9.
(Please mention in the check for which cause you donate).
Why this goal is important
It’s no secret that children who do well in school get on a college or technical training track that leads to earning a much better living than kids who don’t graduate high school or get on that career track. Every Hand Joined is concentrating, over the next several years, on supporting third grade reading, eighth grade algebra, and college or technical training readiness (see Goal 4 and Goal 5). In addition, we’re working to ensure that all kids are able to learn each day without the distraction of hunger so that they can succeed in school.
What we’re working on now:
- Third grade reading: National research strongly suggests that it is critical for kids to be skilled readers by third grade because after that, they must read in order to learn. We’re now exploring how to improve the reading skills of kids this age with our local elementary school teachers. We plan to assemble a team for third grade reading at a later date.
- Eighth grade algebra: Teens with hopes of getting good jobs need to development math skills by eighth grade because college, technical programs and employers require them. They cannot get by without these skills. The Math Network has been formed to gather research and data about eighth grade algebra.
- National research shows that hungry children don’t thrive in school, nor socially and emotionally. They can’t pay attention, they act up and miss school, and their grades suffer. The Hunger-Free Kids Network has been working on:
- Increasing student participation in the school breakfast program.
- Implementing a convenient grab-n-go breakfast station for high school students.
- Implementing a grab-n-go breakfast station for Burnside Elementary School students.
- Increasing knowledge of and participation in the Free and Reduced Meal Program.
- Expanding the Summer Food Program in partnership with the United Way of Goodhue, Wabasha and Pierce Counties.
Who’s working on this goal?
- Mike Pagel – Co-Chair – Red Wing School District
- Don Fricke – Co-Chair – Community member volunteer
- Rich Bodensteiner – Automated Equipment
- Kyle Brandner – Red Wing Shoe Company
- Kristi Carlson – Hydratight
- Rachelle Cobb – Every Hand Joined
- Jean Egbert – Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical
- Heather Finholm – Red Wing School District
- Laurie Jonas – Marketplace Management Inc
- Scott Jones – Every Hand Joined
- Tammy Mikkelson – Red Wing School District
- Ben Whitcomb – Red Wing School District
- Jess Whitcomb – Every Hand Joined
Hunger-Free Kids Network
- Kris Klassen – Co-Chair – Red Wing School District
- Ethan Seaberg – Co-Chair – Community Member Volunteer
- Dave Borgen – Community Education/Community Recreation
- Erin DeLain – Community Member Volunteer
- Liz Kittelson – Sunnyside Elementary
- Liz Knapp – Mayo Clinic Health System in Red Wing
- Michelle Leise – Live Healthy Red Wing
- Brent Lexvold – Red Wing School District
- Maureen Nelson – United Way of Goodhue, Wabasha & Pierce Counties
- Janean Robert – Red Wing School District
- Mark Ryan – Red Wing School Board
- Paul Schmit – Red Wing Area Food Shelf
- Pastor Greg Strunk – First United Methodist Church of Red Wing
- Jane Wassink – Burnside Elementary
- Deanna Voth – Every Hand Joined