AURORA – Thanks to a $6,600.00 grant from the Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley, Triple Threat Mentoring of Aurora will be able to purchase i-Pads and portable speakers. This new technology will be used to support students in their youth mentoring programs to develop 21st century digital skills.
“We’re extremely grateful for this grant from the Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley to integrate tech learning experiences in our programs,” said Caleb Luper, President/CEO of Triple Threat Mentoring. “This new equipment will empower students in our programs with the knowledge, skills and confidence to succeed in an increasingly digital world.” In addition, the portable speakers will support Triple Threat Mentoring in offering large events that engage thousands of students each year.
About Triple Threat Mentoring
Triple Threat Mentoring launched in late 2007 in Aurora and has impacted more than 40,000 under-resourced youth through youth mentoring programs and events in Arts, Academics and Athletics. The non-profit’s mission is “Empowering urban youth to develop confidence, character and life skills.”
For more information, visit www.triplethreat.org.
About the Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley
The Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley is a non-profit, tax-exempt, philanthropic organization that administers individual charitable funds from which grants and scholarships are distributed to benefit the citizens of the Greater Aurora Area, the TriCities and Kendall County, Illinois.
Founded in 1948, the Foundation provides a simple and powerful approach to charitable giving. Individuals, families, businesses and organizations have the opportunity to custom design their own named funds that reflect their charitable goals and interests. Since its inception, the Community Foundation has grown to more than $80 million in assets and has awarded more than $63 million in grants and scholarships.
For more information on the Foundation, visit www.CommunityFoundationFRV.org