DULUTH, Ga., Dec. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the annual Georgia Child Care Association meeting hosted at Kids 'R' Kids International headquarters in Duluth on December 5, Pat & Janice Vinson, Founders of Kids 'R' Kids Learning Academies, recognized the Southeast Gwinnett Cooperative Ministry's charitable foundation with $50,000 to aid in their mission. Each year, Kids 'R' Kids chooses a foundation to make their annual donation and were happy to present the SGCM with this donation for their many relief efforts in the local community. The Ministry provides support to the community by running a food pantry for those in need in the Snellville, Loganville, and Grayson area.
The award was presented by Darlene Vinson Barnwell, Chief Creative Officer of Kids 'R' Kids to Laura Drake, Director of the Southeast Gwinnett Coop, Assistant Director Dot Desjardin, and President Elect Ann McGill. Also present were Founder Pat Vinson, members of the GCCA and several staff from the Kids 'R' Kids corporate office. Laura Drake thanked Kids 'R' Kids in this statement, "The Southeast Gwinnett Cooperative Ministry is truly thankful for the generosity of Kids 'R' Kids. This wonderful donation is a timely gift as we are currently serving 400-500 people monthly with food and utility assistance. We are blessed to be on the front lines of need in our community and are truly grateful for the support of organizations such as Kids 'R' Kids who give to others from the heart."
The Southeast Gwinnett Cooperative Ministry currently has a total of 34 churches contributing food items to their pantry, financial support for operations and client assistance, or volunteer hours at the Co-op. The Ministry is also open to receive donations for those interested in helping. Their website is www.segwinnettcoop.org.
About Kids 'R' Kids Learning Academies
Headquartered in the North Atlanta suburb of Duluth, Georgia, Kids 'R' Kids Learning Academies provide a secure, nurturing, and educational environments for children (ages six weeks - 12 years) to bloom into responsible, considerate, and contributing members of society. With nearly 160 Learning Academies in 16 states, Kids 'R' Kids International® is a family-owned and operated organization that ranks in the top three nationwide for franchised early childhood education centers (www.kidsrkids.com).
SOURCE Kids 'R' Kids International