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The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs open new after-school program Escamilla

The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Houston has opened a new after-school program at Escamilla Intermediate School, located at 5241 East Mount Houston in the Aldine Independent School District. As a part of the Department of Justice Weed and Seed Initiative, the program is aimed at helping students succeed in education, leadership, and life skills.

Escmilla Intermediate School was chosen because of community concerns raised about the lack of additional tutorial services and resources for success in higher education

The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs offer a variety of programs throughout the year at their five Club locations. Escamilla Intermediate is one of four schools in which The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs offer after-school programs to youth.

“Our students are excited about our partnership with The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Houston, and we are confident that our community will receive positive rewards from this endeavor,” said Principal Milo Ortiz,

‘The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs of Metropolitan Houston is looking forward to new partnerships in schools,” said Mark Barber. SAB&GC Executive Director. “Our goal is to provide a variety of educational programs and assistance to disadvantaged youth throughout the Houston area,”
For more information about The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs programs, please call 713-752-0677.