• Beaver Toyota St. Augustine and Investing in Kids (INK!) partner to fund teacher projects in St. Johns County public schools

    St. Augustine, Fla. – September 6, 2022 – Beaver Toyota St. Augustine and the St. Johns County Education Foundation operating as Investing in Kids (INK!) have launched a partnership to help fund creative classroom projects in St. Johns County, Fla. Beaver Toyota and INK! will match donations to educational projects posted by St. Johns County public school teachers on the DonorsChoose website until grant funds are exhausted.

    The dollar-for-dollar match offer is available to all classroom projects created by St. Johns County public school teachers at the specially designed web platform. Some of the projects include STEM resources, math teaching tools, classroom libraries, hands-on learning experiences, and supplies for science experiments. Community members and interested donors are invited to help Beaver and INK! support teachers by visiting the DonorsChoose website at www.donorschoose.org and entering “Beaver Toyota” in the search bar to highlight the St. Johns County projects seeking funding.

    “Beaver Toyota and INK! are committed to providing teachers with the resources they need to create meaningful learning experiences in their classrooms,” said Donna Lueders, INK! Executive Director. “Last year Beaver Toyota and INK! awarded $20,000 in classroom grants to St. Johns County teachers. We are thrilled to be able to increase funding to $25,000 this year and to double the impact by matching community donations on DonorsChoose.”

    “We are excited to continue our 10-year legacy with INK! and provide our teachers with the resources they need to fund classroom projects. It’s so important to us that teachers are choosing exactly how our donations will be put to work,” said Nick Reuther, Beaver Toyota General Manager.
     
    The St. Johns County Education Foundation, Inc., which operates as Investing in Kids (INK!), promotes academic success for all St. Johns County public school students by providing innovative programs, teacher support, and classroom resources to benefit more than 50,000 students and approximately 3,000 teachers. The St. Johns County Education Foundation is a 501(c)3 education foundation with offices located at 1 Christopher St. in St. Augustine. For more information, contact Donna Lueders at Donna.Lueders@stjohns.k12.fl.us or 904-547-7120. Visit the website at www.ink-stjohns.org and DonorsChoose at www.DonorsChoose.org.
     
    Beaver Toyota is an automotive dealership that specializes in new, preowned, and certified vehicle sales, as well as the service of all makes and models. They have a family-oriented culture that prioritizes the satisfaction of our team and guests above all else. They also maintain a legacy of giving back with frequent and deep involvement in the Northeast Florida community, with a special focus on supporting St. John's County's students and teachers. The "Beaver Way" is truly different. As soon as guests enter the store, they are welcomed by a team with genuine concern for them and their needs. Beaver Toyota is located at 2995 US Hwy 1 S in St. Augustine. For more information about the organization, contact Nick Reuther at NickR@beavertoyota.com or 904-797-8800. Visit the website at www.BeaverToyotaStAugustine.com.