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buildOn Awarded $8.5 Million Grant from Educate a Child

  • April 17, 2015
  • Listed in News
  • By Carrie Pena

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buildOn has been awarded an $8.5 million grant from Educate A Child to build 520 schools in six developing countries. Through this partnership buildOn will enroll 40,000 out of school children in Haiti, Senegal, Mali, Malawi, Burkina Faso, Nepal. This is the largest grant buildOn has received to date and will dramatically increase the reach of our school building programs worldwide. Through a co-funded model, EAC and buildOn will build 520 schools over the next four years.

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June 9th, 2015: buildOn Boston Dinner

  • March 28, 2015
  • Listed in Events
  • By Brandon Worth

The buildOn Boston Dinner is the premier fundraising celebration for buildOn’s Boston’s programs. This event brings together nearly 150 influential Boston business leaders to celebrate the local students who are changing their communities through service with buildOn. To date, buildOn students in Boston have contributed over 2,000 hours of service to their neighborhoods!

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June 5th, 2015: buildOn Bay Area Dinner

  • March 25, 2015
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  • By Brandon Worth

The buildOn Bay Area Dinner is the premier fundraising celebration for buildOn’s Bay Area’s programs. This event brings together nearly 500 influential Bay Area business leaders to celebrate the local students who are changing their communities through service with buildOn. To date, buildOn students in the Bay Area have contributed over 200,000 hours of service to their neighborhoods!

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May 27th, 2015: buildOn Chicago Breakfast

  • March 20, 2015
  • Listed in Events
  • By Brandon Worth

Since 2004, the buildOn Chicago Breakfast has been the premier fundraising celebration for buildOn’s Chicago programs. This event brings together over 600 influential Chicago business leaders to celebrate and highlight the accomplishments of local buildOn students who are changing their communities through service. To date, buildOn students in Chicago have contributed over 270,000 hours of service to their neighborhoods, including more than 45,000 hours of service last year alone!

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