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Your Impact in the 2021-22 School Year

Panthers Family Fund had an incredibly successful 2022, which is also our second year since founding, thanks to you and your generosity.  We were able to support 116 children in need and their families in the Ardsley school district, a 53% increase from the prior year.  Despite the continued challenges of the pandemic, PFF was able to provide scholarships, programs, and resources to those most in need in our Ardsley school community; 

PFF has dispersed over $36,700 in contributions this year, a 50% increase from the prior year, thanks to our sponsors and your donations, to provide children and families access to: 

♡ Ardsley Day Camp for 6 weeks

♡ Ardsley Little League registration and equipment for Fall, Spring, and Summer 

♡ Broadway Training Center summer workshops 

♡ Scribble Art summer workshops

♡ After School Classes at CRS

♡ District After School Athletic Classes for AMS students

♡ Gift Cards to buy groceries during the summer (outside of ASD food programs)

♡ Books from the CRS Book Fair

♡ Year long theater arts classes at the Broadway Training Center 

♡ Year long visual arts classes at the at Scribble Art, and at Honest Art

♡ 1-on-1 paid tutoring by AHS students for AMS students in subjects that were challenging

♡ Gift Cards to buy gifts and groceries during the Holiday Season

♡ Needed services and items such as new sneakers, vision exams and reading glasses

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More about our work this school year:

In PFF’s second year, your support has meant we could make real change happen for children and families in Ardsley. In comparison to 76 students last year, we have helped 116 children, added scholarships for year long classes in visual arts, theater arts, and after school programs, and have given roughly $12,000 more than last year.

  • 116 vulnerable children received different resources throughout this school year

  • $36,700 were provided in scholarships, items, and resources

  • Our expenses this year included the IRS fee of $80 for for filing our taxes as a nonprofit 501(c)(3), and $25 to purchase items for our fundraiser Bingo night.

  • 34 children were given full year long access to enriching/educational after school classes in theater arts, visual arts, schools’ after school programs, and sports classes/programs

  • 3 children get to go to our district’s Ardsley Day Camp this summer, 3 students are going to a BTC Summer program, and 2 children are going to Scribble Art’s Summer camps.

  • 16 families were able to choose books from the School Book Fair

  • A few children have received services/items such as vision tests, reading glasses, and new sneakers.

  • 15 families received gift cards for groceries during the Holiday Season

  • 16 families received gift cards for groceries for the summer

  • 8 AMS students have received 1-on-1 paid tutoring in a subject that is challenging from an AHS student

  • 3 fundraising events with local businesses and with CRS were organized

  • We appreciate the support of 10 generous local businesses and organizations who partnered with us this year. Our achievements would not have been possible without their support.

  • We are still committed to reforming existing norms/systems in the district and in Ardsley and are working with the district to improve.

  • We continue to fight for every child’s right to access educational resources and activities.

  • We have achieved our goals this year thanks to a strong partnership built with our liaisons in CRS and AMS. We thank our amazing liaisons for working with us on the ground to identify needs and award scholarships to deserving students with warmth, 100% confidentiality, precision, and professionalism.

  • We used our influence to catalyze long term change by collaborating and forming impactful plans with our superintendent and the district’s leadership, principal Darling from CRS, and Dr. Fischer from AMS, with the ALL, and with the PTA.

  • Special thanks to Paul Feiner for the speedy assistance he has provided in searching for summer camps scholarships at the ToG.

  • None of our achievements would be possible without our supporters. We are very grateful to all of you who have joined us last year or this year and have stayed with us during these unprecedented times.  A heartfelt thanks for everything you have done for children and families in Ardsley.

A heartfelt thanks for everything you have done for children and families in Ardsley!

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