What is C.A.R.E.?
C.A.R.E. is a 501(c) 3 tax-exempt nonprofit organization that supports academic excellence at all Celina campuses. C.A.R.E. is an academic booster club.
What does C.A.R.E. stand for?
C.A.R.E. stands for Celina Association of Renaissance Excellence. The Renaissance Age was a period in history in which patrons supported and encouraged the pursuit of knowledge. C.A.R.E. is fully funded by contributions and relies on businesses and families in and around our community for financial support.
When was C.A.R.E. founded?
C.A.R.E. was founded in 1992 by Jan Miller, a long time Celina teacher. C.A.R.E. was patterned after a national renaissance program which rewards academic improvement, as well as academic excellence. C.A.R.E. has evolved into a scholarship foundation that organizes community support to promote student achievement and encourage all students to pursue higher education following graduation.
How does C.A.R.E. help the Elementary, Intermediate and Middle Schools in Celina?
C.A.R.E. donates money annually to each campus to be used for academic incentives that reward strong academic performance as well as academic improvement.
How may I contribute to C.A.R.E.?
Contributions may be mailed to C.A.R.E., P.O. Box 116, Celina, TX 75009, or you may click on the Donate button on the home page to pay securely through PayPal. Attending and supporting the C.A.R.E. fundraisers is another great way to contribute to C.A.R.E. Volunteers are needed to help with fundraisers. If you are interested in being a C.A.R.E. volunteer, please go to the "Forms" tab and complete the "Volunteer Form".
What are some of the projects C.A.R.E. is involved in?
In 2013-2014: $35,100 was awarded in scholarships.
C.A.R.E. provided $3500 for Imagine Learning, an on-line program which benefits students at every grade level.
C.A.R.E. funded for Elem School Tumblebooks online reading program.
C.A.R.E. covered the cost for all students to attend Dallas Children's Theatre-production of Charlotte's Web & provided funds for Mobile Ed Science program.
C.A.R.E. purchased TI calculators, digital cameras & equipment for Yearbook, provided book related rewards for the Mission Possible Reading Challenge, and a class set of novels for Celina Middle Schools.
C.A.R.E. purchased a soundboard for Theater Arts, as well as vocal books for the Choir department for the Celina High School.
Jingle Jog 5K
Spring Brunch and Auction Fundraiser