POTTSTOWN, Pa., Nov. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kids' Chance Awareness Week 2016 kicks off today, November 14, 2016, and continues through November 18. Collectively, Kids' Chance organizations have awarded 5,593 scholarships across the country, totaling over $16,592,000. Along with supporters across the country, The White House and President Obama have recognized the importance of Awareness Week and our mission to provide scholarships to children of workers who have been catastrophically or fatally injured on the job.
At Kids' Chance of America, we believe we can make a significant difference in the lives of all children affected by a workplace injury by helping them pursue and achieve their educational goals. In 2015, scholarship applications increased significantly but we know there are more students in need of assistance. Kids' Chance Awareness Week is designed to increase visibility through outreach events in each state to spread the word about Kids' Chance scholarship opportunities. There are currently 36 Kids' Chance state organizations with several others in development. Kids' Chance of America's goal is to establish a Kids' Chance presence in every state so that all eligible students have the opportunity for assistance. Find out if there's a Kids' Chance in your state. We welcome you to join our community of supporters and help us spread the word about this great organization. Together we can bring more money to more kids! For more information, please visit our website at www.kidschance.org. Media Resources Kids' Chance Awareness Week is November 14-18, 2016. A Media Kit is available to download as well as an Awareness Week button to place on your website to help us gain momentum and broader visibility. As members of the workers' compensation community, we appreciate your consideration in sharing this story. If you have any questions, please contact the Kids' Chance office at firstname.lastname@example.org. Contact: Katie Burkhart Email: email@example.comPhone: 484-945-9903 Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20161111/438442LOGO