EducAtion Project for Homeless Youth http://wemu.org en Kiwanis Grant to help Education Project for Homeless Youth http://wemu.org/post/kiwanis-grant-help-education-project-homeless-youth <p>The Washtenaw Intermediate School District's Education Project for Homeless Youth (EPHY) has received a $2,500 grant from the Kiwanis Club of Ann Arbor Foundation.</p><p>The money will help the program buy vouchers from local shoe vendors that students can exchange for footwear.</p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 19:42:51 +0000 Bob Eccles 42488 at http://wemu.org Kiwanis Grant to help Education Project for Homeless Youth U-of-M Institute for Social Research Continues Giving Tradition http://wemu.org/post/u-m-institute-social-research-continues-giving-tradition <p>Homeless students in the Washtenaw Intermediate School District will have something to smile about this Christmas thanks to a generous donation from the University of Michigan Institute for Social Research's ISR Feeds group.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>The group dropped off about 150 gift bags Friday.&nbsp;</p><p>WISD Communication Specialist Emma Jackson says this is the fifth year the ISR has helped out.<br /><br />The donation will benefit kids in the Education Project for Homeless Youth, a non-profit organization that provides supprot to students who are homeless.</p><p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 19:41:13 +0000 Bob Eccles 38975 at http://wemu.org U-of-M Institute for Social Research Continues Giving Tradition WISD Gears Up to Help Homeless Students in the New Academic Year http://wemu.org/post/wisd-gears-help-homeless-students-new-academic-year <p></p><p>School, in and of itself, can be hard enough. How difficult must it be for children who are homeless? It's a question that more children in Washtenaw County have to answer than you might think. The Washtenaw Intermediate School District last year helped make sure more than 1,300 students classified as homeless were able to attend classes.&nbsp;</p><p>As WEMU's Bob Eccles reports, the WISD's <em>Education Project for Homeless Youth</em> is now gearing up for a new academic year.</p><p> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 12:59:09 +0000 Bob Eccles 33591 at http://wemu.org WISD Gears Up to Help Homeless Students in the New Academic Year