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PHILADELPHIA, PA, September 06, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Philadelphia Dentistry donated more than 200 backpacks and school supplies to KIPP Philadelphia elementary students in North and West Philadelphia, as part of its "Care to Share Backpack" program.
Representatives from Philadelphia Dentistry, including dentistry owner Dr. Ken Cirka, DMD, personally greeted and hand-delivered backpacks filled with school supplies to first-graders at KIPP Philadelphia Elementary Academy as they arrived for the school's open house on Monday, August 13.
"We are grateful for Philadelphia Dentistry's generosity and commitment to service to the children of the City of Philadelphia," said Jessica Cunningham Akoto, Executive Director of KIPP Philadelphia Public Schools. "Their donation of backpacks and school supplies will help ensure that our students are equipped and prepared with the materials needed to succeed in the classroom."
Philadelphia Dentistry's "Care to Share Backpack" program aims to provide students with basic school supplies before they arrive for the first day of school.
"We are always happy to help out the community as much as we can. We hope these backpacks and supplies will help the students get off to a great start to have an amazing school year!"
About KIPP Philadelphia Public Schools
KIPP Philadelphia Public Schools is a network of free, open-enrollment college-preparatory public charter schools serving more than 2000 students in six schools in the North, West, and Southwest sections of the city of Philadelphia. As part of the acclaimed national KIPP network of public charter schools, KIPP features an extended day, week, and year and a relentless commitment to preparing underserved students for college and beyond. Founded in 2003, KIPP Philadelphia Schools has consistently proved that zip code does not define destiny. The mission of KIPP Philadelphia Schools is to develop the character, knowledge, and skills of our students so that they will succeed in college, giving them the freedom to shape their futures and positively affect their communities. For more information, visit www.kippphiladelphia.org.
About Philadelphia Dentistry
At Philadelphia Dentistry, it is our goal to make our patients feel comfortable and at ease. From our kind and gentle Philadelphia dentists, Dr. Ken Cirka, Dr. Jessica Meier and Dr. Mimi Jeon, to our talented hygienists and support staff, our focus is on you – the patient. We are dedicated to giving you the best dental treatment in Philadelphia for the last 15 years in a caring and relaxing atmosphere. Philadelphia Dentistry is located at 1601 Walnut Street, Suite 1302, Philadelphia, PA. For more information about Philadelphia Dentistry, visit our website www.phillydentistry.com.
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