CHELMSFORD, MA (Sept. 17, 2019) – Chelmsford Public Schools is pleased to announce it has been awarded a donation of $ 50,000 to purchase equipment for the Chelmsford Integrated Preschool (CHIPS) from The Hoyt Foundation. The donation is designed to meet The Hoyt Foundation’s core mission of supporting individuals living with disabilities and encouraging the belief that “Yes, You Can”.
“We are honored to accept the donation from The Hoyt Foundation,” said Dr. Jay Lang, Superintendent of the Chelmsford Public Schools. “The support of The Hoyt Foundation and their commitment to people living with disabilities has enabled the Chelmsford Integrated Preschool to purchase much-needed equipment for our preschool children.”
This year, having met all funding requests, The Hoyt Foundation had a surplus of funds and chose to donate them to the CHIPS program. CHIPS will use the funds to purchase equipment to benefit children with disabilities that will further promote literacy, physical activity and discovery.
Dr. Lang further stated, “We would like to thank The Hoyt Foundation for their generous donation and for all they do for people with disabilities.”
About The Hoyt Foundation
The Hoyt Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit organization that was formed in 1989. The Hoyt Foundation aspires to build the individual character, self-confidence and self-esteem of America’s disabled young people through inclusion in all facets of daily life; including in family and community activities, especially sports, at home, in schools, and in the workplace. Each year, Team Hoyt’s primary spokespeople, world renowned athletes, Dick and Rick Hoyt, show the world how to do this by speaking before community and professional groups, and by direct participation in many road races, triathlons and other endurance events. The Foundation also provides advice and support to groups and individuals who share this mission.
About Chelmsford Public Schools
The Chelmsford Public School District provides all students with multiple pathways to optimize their own potential for academic excellence, leadership, and social and emotional wellness. The mission of the Chelmsford Public Schools is to educate, engage, prepare, and empower well-rounded and knowledgeable learners to PERSEVERE through challenges, demonstrate RESPECT and INTEGRITY in their words and actions, are DEDICATED to their community, and display EMPATHY as global citizens while discovering and pursuing their full potential. This PRIDE-driven culture enables all members of the school community to support the growth and development of students. For more information, please visit www.chelmsford.k12.ma.us.