Inspired by this wonderful season of giving, PARRIS Law Firm will donate $5,000 to local City of Lancaster and Quartz Hill public elementary schools. We want your help in picking the (5) local public elementary schools that will each receive a $1,000 donation from PARRIS – a total of $5,000! The five schools with the most community votes will win the donation, which will be used to improve child literacy in Lancaster.
How to Vote
Go to the PARRIS Facebook page (facebook.com/ParrisLawFirm), and find our giveaway post. LIKE our FB page, and comment on the post with the name of the public elementary school located in the City of Lancaster or Quartz Hill that you want to have win $1,000.
Each person may vote one time. The five schools with the most votes will each win $1,000. Please share with your friends so they can vote too! Voting ends on January 31 at 1:00 p.m.
Improving Child Literacy
PARRIS will be donating this money to the elementary schools with the designation that the money be used to improve student literacy.
According to the Literacy Project, students who don’t read proficiently by the 3rd grade are four times likelier to drop out of school! It also noted that, in a study of nearly 100,000 U.S. school children, access to printed materials was the key variable affecting learning how to read.
Strong reading and communication skills are so valued to us here at PARRIS. It is the foundation of our work. We believe that it is also important for our community’s future to ensure that we give our students more access to reading materials and increase the awareness of the important of reading.
Eligible City of Lancaster and Quartz Hill Elementary Schools
Columbia Elementary, Del Sur Elementary, Desert View Elementary, Discovery Elementary, Eastside Academy – Transitional Learning Center, Eastside Elementary, El Dorado Elementary, Enterprise Elementary, Jack Northrop Elementary, Joe Walker Elementary, John and Jacquelyn Miller Elementary, Joshua Elementary, Lincoln Elementary, Linda Verde Elementary, Mariposa Computer Science Magnet, Monte Vista Elementary, Nancy Cory Elementary, Quartz Hill Elementary, Sierra Elementary, Sundown Elementary, Sunnydale Elementary, Tierra Bonita Elementary, Valley View Elementary, and West Wind Elementary.
Please join us in encouraging the love of reading throughout Lancaster. You can vote in our current giveaway here. Happy holidays from all of us at PARRIS!