CAMDEN, NJ. (CBS) — After-school programs at a Camden elementary school are getting a financial boost thanks to the Subaru of America Foundation.
The Subaru Foundation presented a check for $10,000 Wednesday to EducationWorks, which runs the after-school programs at Mastery McGraw Elementary School.READ MORE: Pottstown House Explosion Leaves 5 People Killed, 2 Others Injured: Officials
“These dollars will go towards resources, materials and even travel,” said Miles Wilson, president and CEO of EducationWorks.
READ MORE: Radnor High School Dismisses Students After Going On Lockdown Due To Bomb Threat
Wilson says two Philadelphia institutions will play a role.
“We have partnerships with the Barnes Museum and the Franklin Institute,” he said. “So the idea is how do we bring those experiences into the school itself and also how do we break the threshold and have our kids visit the Franklin Institute and the Barnes Museum.”MORE NEWS: 300 Elementary School Students Participate In Annual Wildwood Ceremony Unlocking Summer Season
“Some of our students have never even been over to Philadelphia,” explained LaQuanda Jackson, Mastery McGraw’s principal. “So just the idea of going over to Philadelphia is really exciting.”