Noblis, which has offices in Danville, has been a supporter of Danville Public Schools, and recently donated $5,000 to the Danville Public School Education Foundation (DPSEF) to be used for remote learning to help teachers to buy equipment and supplies to teach from home.
“Noblis realized that with the shift to remote learning, teachers have incurred additional costs, that they nor the school division had foreseen,” said Bill Franklin, site lead for Noblis in Danville. “The donation will be used to provide grants to teachers who have incurred unplanned, out-of-pocket expenses to support remote learning.”
DPSEF will administer the grants for teachers.
The DPSEF was founded in 2002 to develop alternative financial resources for Danville Public Schools and to support educational activities for DPS students and teachers. The school system says it is making decisions regarding learning during the pandemic in close partnership with local health officials and is following the guidelines from the Virginia Department of Health.
Noblis has continued its community assistance to other organization during the pandemic contributing to Virginia organizations such as Cornerstones, Shelter House and the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia.