The Louisiana Association of Business and Industry donated $10,000 to both Teach for America and the East Baton Rouge Parish public school system’s Northdale Magnet Academy. LABI donated the $20,000 from its annual golf tournament net revenues.
Northdale Principal Leroy Helire and Teach for America Executive Director Michael Tipton accepted the donations at a gathering on Dec. 7 at LABI’s headquarters.
In addition to the funds, LABI also donated coffee, creamer, sugar and other coffee supplies to the teachers at Northdale Magnet Academy.
LABI has donated $125,715 to Northdale Magnet Academy and $102,737 to Teach for America’s South Louisiana Chapter since 2001.
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