$1.1 Million Investment in Summer Programs by Children’s Trust
April 29, 2021
Press release from Children’s Trust of Alachua County
The Board of the Children’s Trust of Alachua County approved the funding of over 2,000 additional free or reduced-price seats for Alachua kids for this summer.
“This summer program is a dramatic increase of opportunities for kids to move from the virtual Zoom environment to the real world, where they can learn and play with other kids,” explained Colin Murphy, Executive Director of the Children’s Trust of Alachua County.
Funding is directed to a diversity of organizations and regions. In addition to Gainesville, smaller rural communities like Waldo, High Springs, Alachua, and Newberry are included. Providers include nonprofits, religious, educational, sports, arts, and cultural organizations, offering Alachua County kids a variety of activities.