FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
GWINNETT COUNTY, GA. – Just in time for the holiday season, Preface made an impactful Legacy Gift of over 150 brand-new books and thousands of dollars of healthcare materials to celebrate Preface's partnership with Meadowcreek Elementary School - the latest gift in Preface's home community of Gwinnett County.
The wide variety of donated books were specially selected alongside educators from Meadowcreek Elementary School for readers of all levels and cultures to enjoy. Complimenting the diversity of the student body, the large Legacy Gift multilingual and highly representative books were specially picked to tailor this towards Gwinnett County’s diverse population of young students.
This particular Legacy Gift was made possible thanks to the generous gifts of Additionally, local multilingual publisher, 1010 Publishing Company, provided special copies of their books to support this hometown gift, while Earth Baby contributed thousands of dollars in organic and child-friendly healthcare items for the community.
Preface worked closely with Meadowcreek Elementary School Principal Adrienne Tedesco and Assistant Principal, and Preface Liaison, Dr. Ashlei Haskell to make the Legacy Gift a reality. The recent donation of books and healthcare items is another building block cementing a long-lasting partnership between Preface and the Meadowcreek Elementary Mustangs.
“We are grateful for our partnership with Preface. They have supported our students through their tutoring program and most recently with a generous donation of books for our students. They took special care to purchase texts that were multicultural and high interest. They donated books for all levels of readers. Through this donation we are able to get more books in the hands of our students which is vital to their growth in reading,” said Meadowcreek Elementary School Principal Adrienne Tedesco.
Preface's Founder & Executive Director, Jonathan "JT" Wu, echoed the sentiment, saying, "It's an absolute privilege to be presenting this Legacy Gift to our friends at Meadowcreek Elementary School - celebrating both our partnership together and the bright futures in store for all of our kids here in the Meadowcreek Cluster! As we continue to bring new student Ambassador leaders into the Meadowcreek ecosystem to help supercharge the efforts of their incredible teachers here on the ground, all of us at Preface are so thankful for the opportunity to work with such talented and passionate educators in their fights to ensure Equality Through Education and Early Childhood Literacy for every child."
Preface extends a special thank you to the generous supporters who made Meadowcreek Elementary School's Legacy Gift Library possible:
String & Story
SandStone Insurance Partners
1010 Publishing Company
Friends of Pi Beta Phi (Alpha Chapter)
The Chason Family
Founded in 2019, Preface is a public-private philanthropic initiative dedicated to fostering Equality Through Education and early childhood literacy - often with a multilingual twist! Partnering with educators and community leaders, Preface empowers local high schoolers to give back to their communities and bridge opportunity gaps by fostering literacy among young students of all backgrounds. A federally recognized 501(c)(3) organization, Preface is proudly headquartered in Gwinnett County, Georgia and serves communities across America. Learn more at www.PrefaceProject.org.
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