Mirage Voice Foundation Awards $25,000 Grant to Kids to Kids
to Continue "Breakfast With Books" Program
11 , 2008 - Spread the Word Nevada:
Kids to Kids is the recipient of a $25,000 grant
awarded by the MGM Mirage Community Voice Council.
grant will allow Spread the Word
Nevada to continue the "Breakfast With Books"
program serving the at-risk children and their families in
Southern Nevada and the Clark County School District.
the academic school year, 16 elementary schools benefit from
the breakfast and book distribution.
month, a book is read by a Kids to
Kids facilitator to an assembly of students and
their families, followed by breakfast, a take-home activity
and a book distribution where each participant is allowed
to take home a book of their choice.
MGM Mirage Voice Foundation grant will allow the "Breakfast
With Books" program to serve 11,000 students and their
Habighorst, Executive Director of Spread
the Word Nevada, expressed her appreciation for
the generous grant. She stated, "The students at the 16 adopted
elementary schools will be able to continue to benefit from
the 'Breakfast With Books' program for another school year.
Breakfast will help feed the students' minds and bodies for
a productive school day and monthly book distributions will
nurture their imagination and reading skills.
this is made possible only because of the ongoing generosity
of the MGM Mirage Voice Foundation, which has supported the
'Breakfast With Books' program for the past three years."
about the MGM Mirage Voice Foundation's 1997 grant.
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