- $30,000 to Communities In Schools Dallas Region (CISDR) to support the “Girls Exploring Math and Science” (GEMS) program. GEMS offers classroom and experiential learning opportunities to female middle-school students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. This gift will enable GEMS to add another school and 50 students to the overall program.
- In India – a country with one of the largest populations of children without access to education – MoneyGram has given $100,000 to Holt International Children’s Services to subsidize school fees and provide school uniforms, books and school supplies for three years for 300 girls. This donation will help enable girls to stay in school and improve their chances of a better future.
- In many parts of the world, children miss out on an education due to the lack of basic school supplies. MoneyGram’s $100,000 donation to World Vision delivered much-needed school supplies to 10,000 children in Albania, Ghana, Haiti, Kenya, Laos, Romania, Rwanda, the Philippines, and Vietnam, among other countries.
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