Year-end Donation Request

The 2015-2016 is off to a great start at PS 217, and the Friends of PS 217 has played a key role in the strong programs enjoyed by the students.  Thanks to all of our generous supporters, the Friends of PS 217 was able to provide funds to cover the cost of the entire after-school enrichment program. This long-standing and beloved program, which offers students of all ages the chance to participate in theater, dance, art, chess, cooking, and music classes, was facing dissolution or severe curtailment because of funding cuts.  Your generosity kept it running at full capacity, and more than 500 children took advantage of these classes.
This year, the Friends of PS 217 has pledged to donate $40,000 to fund the after-school program once again. We want to ensure that every child at the school has the option to learn an instrument, act in a play, learn to dance, or explore their creativity in a different way.  The administration, teachers, and parents of the school are dedicated to making this program as comprehensive as possible, and the Friends of PS 217 would like to ensure that the program may continue to flourish both this year and in the future.
If you are interested in making a year-end, tax deductible donation, your gift will directly impact all 1300 children at PS 217. Donations may be made online or sent to:
The Friends of PS 217
c/o Ronald Russo, Esq.
26 Broadway, Suite 1900
New York, NY 10004
0433 Sonny Fox Broadway Comes To Brooklyn 10-1.24.15

The Friends of P.S. 217

We are a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization dedicated to increasing involvement in PS 217 among neighbors, alumni, current 217 families, local businesses, and key community members who believe that high quality public education is essential.

Through fundraising and community-building events, The Friends of P.S. 217 will provide our neighborhood school with the financial support it needs to ensure the endurance of the academic and extra-curricular excellence that has long defined the PS 217 experience.

We aim to help PS 217 offer its students a richer, more comprehensive education that honors music, theater, art, creative writing, science, the environment, culture, and community.  When we support our local school, we are investing in our future.  Join us today.


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