Johnson Carlier and LogMeIn to Co-Sponsor “Back 2 School Bounty” to Provide Supplies to Teacher
Johnson Carlier, an Arizona-based general contractor, is partnering with LogMeIn, a leading provider of cloud-based solutions such as GoToConnect, GoToMeeting, LastPass and Rescue, to co-sponsors “Back 2 School Bounty,” a 501c3 nonprofit whose mission is to provide school supplies and resource assistance for K-12 teachers in schools across Arizona.
In its fifth year, Back 2 School Bounty has a goal of providing supplies to 150 school districts throughout Arizona. As the presenting sponsors, Johnson Carlier and LogMeIn will not only contribute monetarily but also host the responsibility of packing and distributing and supply drive efforts of the state.
The nonprofit was founded in 2016 by Johnson Carlier team members Laura Shivers and Janelle Shroyer as a way to alleviate the financial burden put on many of these teachers, many of whom have an average weekly pay that is 25 percent less than other college-educated workers.
“It is an honor to for both Johnson Carlier and LogMeIn to be part of this program, as teachers have one of the most important jobs around,” said Chris Johnson, CEO, Johnson Carlier. “We feel that we can make their job a little easier by providing needed supplies and resources through the Back 2 School Bounty program.”
The average out-of-pocket expense each teacher spends per year on school supplies is $740, with 28% spending over $1,000. Research has shown that most supplies purchased are for families who cannot afford to purchase them for their children.
“Our goal at Back 2 School Bounty is to provide students with the tools and materials they need while helping alleviate the financial burden on teachers,” said Shivers. “We are incredibly appreciative to Johnson Carlier and LogMeIn for their support of our mission.”
Sponsorship opportunities are still available. For additional information on ways to support the effort, visit www.back2schoolbounty.com.
Johnson Carlier, the oldest Arizona-based general contractor, is an independently managed part of the Big-D family of companies.