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Touched by STARS*

After a full year in operation, the STARS* team has been able to assess the program’s first year. During the preceding 12 months, the STARS* staff and volunteers (teachers, computer specialists and book enthusiasts) worked with 58 families (117 children & 19 parents), gifted 65 computers and over 1600 children’s books! One young man had earned a full scholarship to college but didn’t have a computer until someone told him about STARS*.

The feedback has been awesome and there are requests to grow the program – more families, more bi-lingual coaches, more computers and books, include high school students and add more STEM opportunities.

If you are interested in learning more about STARS* please send an email to STARS@OrionCommunities.org.  Thanks to everyone who gifted their time, laptops and books to help all of our children be the best they can be.

*Sharing Technology Advances Reading Skills

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