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Snell & Wilmer awarding three-year grant to Guadalupe school

Dec 16, 2022, 5:30 PM

Students line the boundaries of a new school as Guadalupe School announces donations and a campaign...

Students line the boundaries of a new school as Guadalupe School announces donations and a campaign to raise funds to build a community learning center in Salt Lake City, Thursday, July 18, 2013. (Ravell Call/Deseret News)

(Ravell Call/Deseret News)

SALT LAKE CITY — Snell & Wilmer is awarding Guadalupe School, a school for child immigrants and refugees, a three-year grant.

“We are grateful to Snell & Wilmer for supporting Guadalupe School’s Early Learning Center,” said Richard Pater, executive director of Guadalupe School in a press release. “Their investment in our youngest students makes a huge difference by setting them up for academic success.”

Pater said the three-year grant will help to better support students and families in need.

According to the press release, the grant comes from the Snell & Wilmer Charitable Foundation, established in 2002.

The press release states the foundation has a goal of enhancing early education in the communities the law firm serves. 

Guadalupe School serves families in the Poplar Grove, Rose Park, and West Valley City areas, according to the press release.

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Snell & Wilmer awarding three-year grant to Guadalupe school