A Touch of Pride Fundraising Benefit


EAST ORANGE, NJ - On Thursday, March 27th 2014, Shining Schools Inc. will host the first annual “A Touch of Pride” benefit event to raise funds in support of Pride Academy Charter School. 

Shining Schools, Inc. is a foundation committed to supporting the mission and vision of Pride Academy Charter School. 

For the past six years, Pride Academy Charter School has been engaged in the work of empowering middle school students from East Orange, Orange and Newark by providing a positive learning environment focused on academic achievement, student leadership, and philanthropy, all through an emphasis on its foundational core values of peace, respect, integrity, determination, and empathy.  

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The event will be held at the Orange Lawn Tennis Club in South Orange, NJ from 6-9pm and promises to be an enjoyable evening featuring delicious hors d’oeuvres, enticing silent auction items and a powerful student performance from the scholars of Pride Academy Charter School. 

Those interested may purchase tickets for the event by visiting the school’s website,

Contact information: 

Ms. Afi K. Daitey

Director of Development & Special Programs

973-672-3200 ext.216                                                                                                  


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