Donate to Gable's Fund for Increased Academic Opportunity
In partnership with the Fayetteville Education Foundation, Gable launched a campaign for the establishment of the Gable Sloan Fund for Increased Academic Opportunity. Once established, the Fund will be distributed annually through grants that provide a strategic investment in programs that lift up the most vulnerable students in the District.
Gable's Bakery is working on a baking project that can help businesses treat employees to a delicious break while giving back to their community.
Money raised through this project will go towards the establishment of the Gable Sloan Fund for Increased Academic Opportunity.
Break Boxes are giant boxes of cookies, bars and brownies that will be treat for employees in any break room.
Email Gable's Bakery for more info!
The impact of poverty on academic achievement
Gable's project is an endeavor to raise awareness about the realities and impact of poverty on academic achievement.
- Many children from low-income families begin school already far behind. Low-income children are less likely to have access to books, or high-quality early care, and/or pre-kindergarten programs before they begin school.
- Low-income students have poor access to transportation to school, lower attendance rates, fatigue (may fall asleep in class), and lack access to after-school activities and field trips.
- Children of low-income families have significantly lower enrollment in Advanced Placement classes and lower standardized tests results.