The Glendale Educational Foundation (GEF) is pleased to announce it has received a $50,000 contribution again this year from Avery Dennison. These funds will support GEF’s primary focus of visual and performing arts with “Music Matters” – to support music programs for Glendale Unified School District (GUSD) secondary schools; and sustain the GEF Teacher Grant Program.
“We are extremely grateful and excited for Avery Dennison’s investment in our efforts to support the educational experiences and lives of every GUSD student,” said Eric Hamilton, GEF President. “I value the relationship we have built between GEF and Avery Dennison, and look for ways to enhance our partnership throughout the year.”
Since 2016, Avery Dennison has awarded GEF a total of $160,000 to help advance GEF’s work for the students and community in Glendale. “At Avery Dennison, we believe that every student deserves the opportunity to receive a quality education,” said Alicia Procello, Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility. Avery Dennison supports public schools in the communities in which we live and work and by investing in GEF, Avery Dennison demonstrates our commitment to improving the lives of students in the Glendale community.”
The Glendale Educational Foundation serves to enrich and enhance the educational experience of Glendale Unified School District (GUSD) students and staff in the areas of Visual and Performing Arts, Health and Fitness, and Science and Technology. The current emphasis, “Music Matters” will support music programs for GUSD secondary schools (middle and high school). To date, over $3,300,000 has been donated to GUSD.
Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science and manufacturing company specializing in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of labeling and functional materials. The company’s products, which are used in nearly every major industry, include pressure-sensitive materials for labels and graphic applications; tapes and other bonding solutions for industrial, medical and retail applications; tags, labels and embellishments for apparel; and radio-frequency identification (RFID) solutions serving retail apparel and other markets. Headquartered in Glendale, California, the company employs approximately 30,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.