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Tata Group Donates 10,000 Books to Bronx School Children

Tata Group Donates 10,000 Books to Bronx Children

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The Tata Group announced during their Monday, March 28 ‘Read-A-Loud’ event that it will donate 10,000 new books to children in Morrisania, Claremont, Crotona-Mapes, Longwood, Charlotte Gardens and Belmont, in partnership with the non-profit, First Book and the assemblyman. To commemorate this historic effort, one of Tata Group’s companies, Tata Consultancy Services hosted a ‘Read-A-Loud’ that same day with Urban Scholars Community School pre-kindergarten through fifth graders where each of them received two books to add to their libraries at home.

(Pictured left) (l-r) Kyle Zimmer, First Book CEO; Balaji Ganapathy, head of Human Resource Workforce Effectiveness; James Shapiro, resident director of Tata Sons Limited North America; Debra Jones, Urban Scholars Community School principal; Blake’s mother, Hilary Lawrence; Assemblyman Blake; Shankar Venkateswaran, Tata Sustainability Group chief; Sarah Matheson, Tata Sustainability - North America lead; Pamella Rodrigues, program lead of Corporate Social Responsibility and three Urban Scholars Community School students.

(Right) Pamella Rodrigues proudly displays the proclamation she received from Assemblyman Blake.Photo by Seitu Oronde

Updated 5:03 pm, July 9, 2018
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