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Published: Tuesday, 1/21/2014 - Updated: 1 year ago

Lucas County Commissioners OK $25K to fund Aspire

Program designed to improve health, education for children

BLADE STAFF

The Lucas County Commissioners today approved sending $25,000 to the Toledo Community Foundation to help in the launch of a new program designed to improve the health and education outcomes for children.

The pledge was made to fund Aspire, a non-profit organization that is focusing community-wide efforts to help children from "cradle to career," including a emphasis on preparing children for kindergarten and increasing graduation rates.

The commissioners approved the funding resolution at today's meeting.

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