Bowling with Al Golden, UM Football CoachBid on a rare opportunity to have two families (5 people per family) bowl with Al Golden and his family at Splitsville at Sunset Place. Lunch will be provided. Families with children in grades 9-12 are not eligible to bid due to NCAA restrictions. A date in May or June will be mutually determined. Email your bid to firstname.lastname@example.org, and you will be promptly contacted. Starting Bid: $800.
First Lady Michelle Obama Visits the NFLYETFirst Lady Michelle Obama visits our after school site to continue her fight against childhood obesity by ensuring that children are staying healthy throughout their day, including after the school bell rings.
At the NFL YET, Communities In Schools of Miami is responsible for all the educational programs, including providing 30-minutes a day of fitness programs, providing healthy snacks, and deliverying the Family and Youth Healthy Eating and Nutrition Education Program through our partnership with HOST (Healthy Out-of-School Time).
The NFL YET is managed through a partnership with Miami Dade Parks and Recreation, Gwen Cherry Foundation, and Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami. It is sponsored by The Children's Trust, Miami Dolphins, Miami Dade County, Miami Dade Cultural Arts Affairs, Volunteer Florida, Peacock Foundation, and the Miami Foundation. Read More »
CBS4 Super Kids - Cassandra GonzalezCIS of Miami Site Coordinator, Mariafe Rivera from Homestead Senior High, was ecstatic when her nomination of Cassandra Gonzalez was selected for the CBS4 Super Kids segment. "Cassie is such an inspirational young women who inspires me every day with her positive demeanor," shared Mariafe.
CBS4 launched Super Kids to bring focus to the incredible young people in our community who overcome odds to thrive and succeed. Super Kids is a campaign that spotlights the uplifting and amazing life stories of Super Kids in South Florida, including our very own Cassie. Read More »
State Farm Insurance Awards $5,000CIS of Miami received a $5,000 grant from State Farm Insurance to be used to provide financial literacy courses and a Financial Literacy Boot Camp, in collaboration with City National Bank to more than 150 students.
State Farm Insurance believes that providing and improving financial education at the secondary school levels can build a foundation through which young people can make sound financial decisions that will shape their lives and futures for the better, said Jose Soto, Public Affairs Specialist for State Farm Insurance.
Spotlight StudentMurline took her SAT but elected to retake them in January in an attempt to increase her score. She is also trying out for the track team's shot-put position. She's looking forward to the Christmas break to be with her family and friends.
Spotlight Sponsor Lehman Auto World: "Motor-vation for Education"
Lehman Auto World to Donate $100 from Car Purchases to Communities In Schools of Miami
Lehman Auto World has partnered with Communities In Schools of Miami to give dollars for scholars. For every vehicle purchase made through CIS' Friends & Family Referral Program, Lehman Auto World will donate $100 to help at-risk students stay in school and graduate on time. Complete this Referral Form and get that car you have been needing while supporting a great cause.
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