Scholastic to Offer Assistance to Syrian Refugees

By Maryann Yin 

Scholastic LogoScholastic has developed both long-term and short-term plans to help Syrian refugees.

The publishing house has been giving away Arabic language books and educational materials to the My Arabic Library organization. The company also intends to donate $25,000 to the Save the Children organization.

Here’s more from the press release: “In addition to donating relief funds and books, Scholastic provides timely, age-appropriate news coverage and resources for children, parents and teachers about the current Syrian refugee humanitarian crisis. Relevant news articles in current issues of Scholastic News® and Junior Scholastic® magazines provide background information on the Syrian crisis and civil war and upcoming issues will chronicle efforts as they develop.”