TN Boys and Girls Clubs Receive $10,000 Grant

CLEVELAND, Tenn. (WDEF) — Several Boys and Girls Clubs in Tennessee received a $10,000 grant in an effort to promote digital access.

Spectrum representatives and local leaders met tonight in Cleveland to present the Spectrum Digital Education Grant.

The grant gives 30 laptops and a total of $10,000 to three Tennessee Boys and Girls Clubs.

Money from the grant will go toward purchasing new technology and equipment for academic learning purposes.

CEO of the Ocoee Boys and Girls Club Derrick Kinsey is grateful for the grant.

“We’re just so grateful for the partnership Spectrum has done for us. It’s made it possible for our kids to have the technology at their exposure. Something they can use that will help them with their academics. It’s a thing we couldn’t do on our own,” Kinsey said. “And without partnerships like Spectrum, we would be missing something great, and our kids would be missing out.”

Resources from the grant may also be utilized by family members looking to build a resume, apply for a job or learn valuable work-related skills.

The grant is part of Spectrum’s six-year, $8 million commitment to promote digital education across the country.

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