Barack Ferrazzano is pleased to be able to serve the local community this holiday season by means of our annual coat drive. The BFKN Foundation has partnered with KIPP Ascend Primary School since 2012, in the effort to foster the well-being of underprivileged children in the Chicago area during the harsh winter season. Our annual coat drive is one of our most significant community outreach programs, providing winter essentials to children who would otherwise go without. This year alone the Firm provided nearly 600 coats.

The Firm would like to thank RentACrate, who donated their time and services for assisting us with coat delivery. Their involvement has been an essential part in carrying out our efforts. We would also like to thank our Barack Ferrazzano family for their monetary and volunteer contributions that have made this drive a continued success.

To view some happy KIPPsters in their new coats, visit: https://www.facebook.com/KippAscendPrimary/posts/1526557744154303 

About KIPP Ascend Primary

KIPP Ascend Primary, is an open enrollment public charter school serving almost 600 underprivileged students in grades K-4 in Chicago’s North Lawndale community. KIPP is a national network of college-preparatory public charter schools serving 96,000 students in grades pre-K-12 in underserved communities across the country. KIPP strives to cultivate student academic, character and community engagement skills through a rigorous education program presented in a positive and supportive environment.

To learn more about KIPP Ascend Primary, visit: https://www.kippchicago.org/schools-programs/kipp-ascend-primary-north-lawndale/

About the BFKN Foundation

Solely funded by Barack Ferrazzano employees, the BFKN Foundation reflects the Firm's commitment to outreach within our community. The Firm's participation in community service initiatives and programs would not be possible without this integral part of the Firm's culture.

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