Covid has changed a lot of what we do. CHIP IN has helped with rent and utility payments, food, and clothing to keep families secure and safe. Thank you for all your support and kindness this year. Our normal activities and description of who we are:
To support students/families in BPS District 101 in temporary housing situations or who are on free/reduced lunch program. To ensure that students who are facing financial obstacles have their needs met to be successful in school and to participate in the same programs/activities as all students.
Each BPS 101 District School has an "in-house" point person and a CHIP IN Batavia representative assigned to them. Area church groups, Batavia Woman's Club, Kiwanis, Batavia Mother's Club, companies, and other interested groups and individuals aid the CHIP IN representative as individual needs arise at the schools. The goal is for CHIP IN to support children that have been pre-qualified by the school district by providing needed snacks, school supplies, and basic necessities that enable the opportunity to thrive and learn during the school year. This is done while preserving dignity and anonymity. We work on a case by case basis, helping students and their families with individualized needs. We move fast and as we have grown, so has our network of groups, companies, churches, and friends who are always willing to help.
CHIP IN Batavia is a restricted fund within the Batavia Foundation for Educational Excellence, a 501-c-3 organization. 100% of your donation is used for students--No one is paid to run this group, we are all volunteers. There is only 1 small administrative fee yearly to the Batavia Foundation for their help and support.
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To contact CHIP IN directly, please email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
For parents in need of assistance, please contact the BPS101 Community Outreach Coordinator, Amy Nelson: Amy.Nelson@bps101.net
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