Reggie Jackson's DETermined to Assist Foundation Unveils its 2nd Literacy Lounge at Thurgood Marshall Elementary
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Detroit, MI. – (April 28, 2017) – Detroit Pistons
point guard Reggie Jackson visited Thurgood Marshall Elementary on Thursday to
reveal his second Reggie’s Literacy Lounge.
Jackson’s DETermined to Assist Foundation, Reggie’s Literacy Lounge has been
created to inspire children to sit down with a book, in a welcoming
environment, with seating and bookshelves stocked with more than 600 books.
“These kids deserve to have great resources,
like age appropriate books and an inviting space that makes them want to sit
down and read,” said Jackson. “With the help of donations from the DETermined
to Assist Foundation, as well as my personal interest in ensuring these kids
receive the resources they need for a good education, I am proud to give back
to the city that’s given me so much.”
Jackson received the honor of reading the first story in the
lounge to students. The Literacy Lounge featured
Reggie Jackson-themed wall decals, seating areas for students to read, and
bookshelves stocked with 600 age-appropriate books. For more information about
Reggie Jackson’s DETermined to Assist Foundation please visit reggiejackson.org.
Reggie Jackson’s DETermined to Assist Foundation
of Reggie Jackson’s DETermined to Assist Foundation is to impact the lives of
low-income children in Detroit by providing them educational opportunities and
resources they otherwise wouldn’t have.
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