Garden City, Kansas — SparkWheel is thrilled to announce the generous renewal of the Finnup Foundation Trust's annual grant, providing $20,000 in vital support for the group’s programming at Garden City High School. This partnership has spanned over 12 years, highlighting the foundation's steadfast commitment to the community and the organizations they fund.
The Finnup Foundation Trust has consistently stood by SparkWheel's mission to remove barriers and provide those with serve with the tools and resources they need to thrive, now and into the future. Their unwavering support and collaborative spirit have made a significant impact on the lives of students in Garden City, Kansas.
Empowering Through Data-Driven Success
One key aspect that sets the Finnup Foundation Trust apart is their appreciation for data-driven success. This aligns perfectly with SparkWheel's commitment to delivering tangible results. Here are some compelling data points from our collaboration over the past year:
-Attendance Improvement: 90% of the students SparkWheel worked with during the previous school year showed marked improvement in their attendance.
-Behavioral Growth: 100% of their students demonstrated improvements in their behavior, creating a more conducive learning environment.
-Grade Advancement: 97% of their students successfully advanced to the next grade level, showcasing their dedication to academic progress.
-Graduation Success: Among senior students, 92% graduated, paving the way for their future success.
These numbers reflect the real-world impact that SparkWheel's programs, supported by the Finnup Foundation Trust, have on students. They highlight the transformational journey that each student undertakes with SparkWheel’s guidance and support.
SparkWheel extends its deepest gratitude to the Finnup Foundation Trust for their support. “Together, we are creating a brighter future for the students at Garden City High School and the community as a whole,” said Noelle Haselhuhn, SparkWheel Communications Manager.
About the Finnup Foundation Trust
The Finnup Foundation Trust was established in 1977 by siblings Frederick Finnup and Isabel Finnup, who carried on the legacy of generosity that was modeled by their father, George Finnup, and their grandfather, Frederick Finnup. The Finnup family’s interest in families, youth, education, and conservation are expressed through the gifts to many organizations in the community.