November 15, 2010 The Chicago non-profit startup, I Am 4 Kids has just formed a strategic partnership partnership with Pocket Literacy Coach, also of Chicago. (I Am 4 Kids was first written about by Flyover Geeks here: ‘Startup I Am 4 Kids Snags Superbowl Sponsorship‘)
Pocket Literacy Coach (PLC) is now a corporate sponsor of The I AM 4 Kids Foundation whose empowerment program that is taught in elementary schools. With this relationship, PLC and I AM 4 Kids can maximize their communities and social networks to make a difference.
“This was a deal that just made sense,” said Mark Papadas, Chairman of the I Am 4 Kids foundation. “People in our network connected us because they knew what did. About 30 minutes into the meeting, we had the basis of a deal done. Our missions are synergistic to each other and this alliance will only make each of us stronger.”