Thank you GPD Group Employees’ Foundation, Inc.
Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad is pleased to announce that The GPD Group Employees’ Foundation is providing a $1,280 grant to subsidize education programs for children participating in summer programming at the Boys and Girls Club of the Western Reserve. The grant will make it possible for 80 children to participate in 90-minute grade-specific on-board programs using curricula developed by the National Park Service/Cuyahoga Valley National Park.
The Foundation was formed in 2014 by the GPD Group to aid in channeling donations that enrich the K-12 public education experience and support at-risk children and those with medical and special needs.
The mission of Boys & Girls Clubs of the Western Reserve (BGCWR) is to enable all young people, especially those with the most need, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible, and caring citizens. Efforts are focused to ensure that Club youth are engaged in targeted programs in three outcome areas – academic success, good character & citizenship, and healthy lifestyles, which prepare them for real-world success.
CVSR would like to thank the GPD Group Employees’ Foundation for supporting our partnership with BGCWR in offering such a unique and impactful educational experience for students who likely have never had the opportunity to visit Ohio’s only national park.