August Classroom: Ms. Emert

Each month, Little Known Help Zone will be partnering with a local classroom in need to donate supplies for students and teachers so they can fulfill their potential and have the best learning experience possible.

Our classroom for August is Ms. Emert of Washington Elementary in Allentown, PA. Ms. Emert is the kindhearted teacher of 8 students from low income backgrounds on the autism spectrum. She is committed to their learning and provides them with everything they need including school supplies craft kits, sensory items, books, and fun paper and classroom supplies to make handouts more interactive.

Little Known Help Zone will be purchasing the school supplies kits for each of the 8 students, as well as some other supplies for her classroom.

One way you can help even more is to donate to one of her Donor’s Choose Platforms so she can order additional supplies that is much needed for a wonderful and successful school year!

https://www.donorschoose.org/we-teach/4193842

New Changes to Little Known Help Zone

After 6 years of active fundraising and trips to Central America, Little Known Help Zone has donated over $10,000 to vital causes including children’s education, animal rights, labor rights, and more. This has been an incredible accomplishment, and we have no intentions of stopping our travels and efforts.

In all of these years, LKHZ was so steadfast in supporting education abroad, we were blind to the needs of education in the states. No system is perfect, and Little Known Help Zone is ready to devote time and resources to improving children’s educational resources within the states.

School supplies, though a small piece to the larger puzzle, can make a major difference in the lives of children domestically and abroad. Often overlooked, having the right tools to succeed is the first step to feeling more confident and prepared.

After speaking at PETE&C, founder Makenna Lenover has truly seen the passion teachers have for education and wants to not only support students, but teachers in their passion for learning. Learning materials are one of the keys to a more student based learning experience that is memorable and impactful.

Little Known Help Zone will be partnering with schools to provide school supplies for students in financial hardship and teachers in classrooms while continuing our work abroad.

King Koffee Fundraiser

Little Known Help Zone invites you to come to King Koffee in Emmaus, PA, located at 506 Chestnut St, Emmaus, PA 18049 for a fundraiser night. From 6-10, there will be coffee, tea, live performances, and crafts and art for sale, all benefiting Little Known Help Zone. This event is free to enter but all donations are appreciated! Hope to see you there!

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Donations for Nicaraguan Children’s Organizations

In just a week, Little Known Help Zone will be in Granada, Nicaragua, meeting with organizations for future collaborations and will also be delivering supplies!

First is Puedo Leer Library. The library is a wonderful organization that has several library locations and works to put locations and book cabinets in rural schools. We will be donating spanish language books and small prize rewards to encourage their reading program. Learn more at http://www.puedoleerlibrary.com/

We also will be donating to La Esperanza Granada. This organization works with children to improve education and their lives. We will be donating workbooks, clothes, toys, and school crafting supplies. Read more at http://www.la-esperanza-granada.org/.

We just want to thank everyone for all their support, and stay tuned for photos!

Student Sponsorship-Year 3-Julio

Little Known Help Zone just sponsored our student Julio for his 3rd year of school through Mayan Families.

Julio is a bright young boy studying accounting and doing incredibly well. We are excited to see his potential, and any further donations to help out him, his mother, and 4 siblings would be incredibly helpful.

We are still waiting to hear how he and his family is doing after his misfortunate period of energy lapse and malnutrition and will keep you updated.

Little Known Help Zone in Lehigh Valley Style and on PEAKTV

Little Known Help Zone has gotten some great publicity lately in the Lehigh Valley Area.

First, Makenna Lenover (founder) and Little Known Help Zone were written up in the Lehigh Valley Style magazine. You can read this article here, or pick up a copy on local newsstands today!

http://lehighvalleystyle.com/people/volunteer-spotlight/makenna-lenover/

Second, Makenna Lenover was aired on PEAKtv in a volunteer spotlight segment discussing LKHZ. Watch here!

http://www.thepeaktv.com/episodes.aspx

Call for Help- Julio

If you remember, Little Known Help Zone sponsored Julio Ruiz’s school for 2 years, and also purchased a bed for his family.

We were just made aware that Julio has been suffering medically due to malnutrition, and although Little Known Help Zone has been helping out, the more aid his family receives, the better.

If you are interested in sponsoring food for Julio’s family, go to https://www.mayanfamilies.org/donate/simple  and specify your donation for student number #2684. Any bit helps, and we thank you for your support of Julio!