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Wichita State #Fight4Literacy Presented by International Paper ('20-'21)

Proceeds benefit Coaching for Literacy

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Based on 33 assists, each worth $519.55

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Get off the sideline and #Fight4Literacy!

Sometimes we can all use an assist, whether it’s on the court or in real life. Join the Shockers Coaching for Literacy and International Paper to provide an assist to kids learning to read. 100% of donations will be granted to United Way of the Plains to support literacy efforts in Wichita! These funds will be used to provide books, resources, and tutoring for local students.

HOW YOU CAN HELP

Wichita is hosting a #Fight4Literacy Week presented by International Paper and we want you to join us. Make a donation to support kids in Wichita today or be sure to check out participating businesses also supporting this campaign:

  • Thanks to our local partners helping to promote the #Fight4Literacy

All DONATIONS MATCHED! International Paper has pledged to match every gift, up to a total of $5,000 in this market! Will you join us to help United Way of the Plains?

WHO YOU ARE HELPING

Did you know that 66% of fourth-graders are reading below grade level? That year is so important because children LEARN TO READ until 3rd grade and after that, they READ TO LEARN.

100% of your donation to a #Fight4Literacy Game presented by International Paper can provide books, resources, and tutoring support for students in the home team’s market. Through this partnership, International Paper has committed $200,000 to support literacy efforts, with match challenges up to $5k in particular markets.

This campaign will support United Way of the Plains.

Let’s get off the sideline and #Fight4Literacy! Make your donation today!

Check out our other #Fight4Literacy Games here.

About Coaching for Literacy:

Coaching for Literacy uses the power of sports to raise awareness about the problem of illiteracy and funds for literacy programs serving students in grades K-3. We work with athletic teams and players to donate 100% of public funds to local literacy partners. We are connectors bringing individuals closer to the issue of illiteracy, with a core belief that literacy is a fundamental right of every individual.

About International Paper:

International Paper is a leading global producer of renewable fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper products with manufacturing operations in North America, Latin America, Europe, North Africa and Russia. We produce corrugated packaging products that protect and promote goods, and enable worldwide commerce; pulp for diapers, tissue and other personal hygiene products that promote health and wellness; and papers that facilitate education and communication. We are headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., employ more than 50,000 colleagues and serve more than 25,000 customers in 150 countries. Net sales for 2019 were $22 billion.

Schedule

DateNameassistsEarned
2/19Houston vs. Wichita State11$5,715
2/26CANCELLED0-
3/3Wichita State at Tulane22$11,430
3/7CANCELLED 0-
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Coaching for Literacy

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Coaching for Literacy uses the power of sports to raise awareness about the problem of illiteracy and funds for literacy programs serving students in grades K-3. 100% of funds raised through #Fight4Literacy Games are donated to local literacy programs to help kids learn to read.

Contributions made to this campaign are tax-deductible.

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