POTTSTOWN, Pa., Nov. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kids' Chance Awareness Week 2016 kicks off today, November 14, 2016, and continues through November 18. Collectively, Kids' Chance organizations have awarded 5,593 scholarships across the country, totaling over $16,592,000. Along with supporters across the country, The White House and President Obama have recognized the importance of Awareness Week and our mission to provide scholarships to children of workers who have been catastrophically or fatally injured on the job.
At Kids' Chance of America, we believe we can make a significant difference in the lives of all children affected by a workplace injury by helping them pursue and achieve their educational goals. In 2015, scholarship applications increased significantly but we know there are more students in need of assistance. Kids' Chance Awareness Week is designed to increase visibility through outreach events in each state to spread the word about Kids' Chance scholarship opportunities.
There are currently 36 Kids' Chance state organizations with several others in development. Kids' Chance of America's goal is to establish a Kids' Chance presence in every state so that all eligible students have the opportunity for assistance. Find out if there's a Kids' Chance in your state.
We welcome you to join our community of supporters and help us spread the word about this great organization. Together we can bring more money to more kids!