My Nonprofit Reviews
Review for Communities In Schools of Greater Central Texas, Inc., Killeen, TX, USA
Communities in Schools is an invaluable program within our schools. Through being employed with CIS, I have seen firsthand the need that our school children and their families have for this program. On a daily basis, needs are being met through CIS that can't always be met through other staff in the school. Children who come to school hungry because there is no food at home are fed. School supplies and clothing are given to families who can't afford them. CIS also helps families who don't know where to turn find valuable community resources, jobs and transportation. Many days, students just need a shoulder to cry on regarding family issues or other things going on outside of school that can hinder their academic success or need a positive role model that is consistent in their life. CIS helps students graduate from high school by focusing on encouragement in academics and then helps them to be successful afterwards. Many CIS students have never dreamed beyond their current situations, and CIS staff can help them not only to begin dreaming dreams for their future but actually giving them tools to accomplish them as well. Communitites in Schools is an invaluable, much-needed program in our schools and is touching and changing the lives of kids everyday.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
comments and notes from students and families directly affected by CIS.
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
more funding for more staff and CIS programs, trips, etc.