Monday, May 18, 2009

Gingrich Foundation Announces Charitable Contribution to the Learning Makes a Difference Foundation

The Gingrich Foundation has made a charitable contribution to the Learning Makes a Difference Foundation in Atlanta, Georgia.

The Learning Makes a Difference Foundation aims to accelerate and enhance student learning through innovative education strategies, such as the Learn, Earn and Achieve program, which provides small-group tutoring sessions and compensates students for their participation and increased grades.

“Learning Makes a Difference is committed to improving the future of our country by creating solutions to some of the most significant challenges in education,” said Callista Gingrich, President of the Gingrich Foundation. “Newt and I are thrilled to help students increase their commitment to education and prove that learning really does make a difference.”

"Thanks to the Gingrich Foundation's commitment to improving education, we have helped change the direction of nearly 75 underperforming math and science students in Atlanta,” said Heather White, Executive Director of Learning Makes a Difference. “We are grateful for the Gingrich Foundation’s support in helping our program to become a model for future innovative learning programs.”

Callista Gingrich is the President of Gingrich Productions, a performance and production company focusing on audio, video, and photographic production in Washington, D.C. Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich is the General Chairman of American Solutions for Winning the Future, Chairman of the Gingrich Group, and Founder of the Center for Health Transformation in Washington, D.C. and Atlanta, Georgia.

The Gingrich Foundation is a domestic non-profit corporation founded by Callista and Newt Gingrich to support charitable purposes.
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