Renton Academy receives $2,000 grant

The grant given by Whole Kids Foundation will fund an edible educational garden for students.

  • Sunday, March 19, 2017 8:00am
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A $2,000 school garden grant will be presented to the Renton Academy.

The grant is through the Whole Kids Foundation that provides an edible educational garden to students and staff.

“We are passionate about providing students with the opportunity to engage in learning outside of classrooms, and educational gardens and bee hives do just that,” said Nona Evans, executive director and president of Whole Kids Foundation in a media release. “The joy and gratitude that comes from funding these programs for students never dulls.”

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