It may only be September, but education foundations in Utah are already gearing up to help children receive warm clothes and shoes for the winter thanks to the success of KSL’s Quarters for Christmas program.
A ceremonial check for $94,000 was delivered by KSL Radio host Doug Wright to representatives from the Salt Lake Education Foundation during a short assembly at Woodrow Wilson Elementary. Wright, who received part of his education in Granite School District, reminded students about the importance of reaching out to those in need.
“There’s always someone that could use some help,” Wright told the crowd of Wilson students gathered in the multipurpose room.
The funds will be distributed to school districts throughout the state in the coming weeks. Last year, the Granite Education Foundation used funds from the program to buy shoes and clothing items for students all across the district.