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Village of Excellence Academy Receives Relief-Supply Donations From Unity in Disasters

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The Village of Excellence Academy Receives a Donation of 1400 Water Bottles from Unity in Disasters, a non-profit organization distributing relief supplies to needy areas.

Hillsborough, FL (PRUnderground) November 1st, 2022

Unity in Disasters has recently donated 1400 bottles of water to the Village of Excellence Academy (VOEA), a K-5 charter school located in Tampa, FL. Unity in Disasters, a non-profit organization focused on meeting the needs of families and individuals who have been affected by unforeseen circumstances in their lives. Their vision is to provide communities assistance in navigating the disaster relief services through education and partnerships.

“We are grateful and humbled for the efforts shown by Unity in Disasters to help the youth in their educational journey,” says Glennis Perez, Principal at the Village of Excellence Academy. “We hope to see more community action taken in times of need, especially to serve those that may be economically disadvantaged.”

Unity in Disasters was founded in 2008 and since, has continued to provide relief support and resources to families. In the last 12 years, the organization has redistributed over $1,726,484 of in-kind relief supplies. In addition, the nonprofit has successfully distributed: more than 540,000 pounds of food to over 5000 families, as well as school supplies and kits to 400 students.

The Village of Excellence Academy has a 99% minority enrollment with 88% of the student population coming from financially disadvantaged families or households. Through the VOEA Epic Norms of excellence, perseverance, integrity, and compassion, the school aims to build the academic strength and emotional social skills of children to develop them into high-achieving, self-disciplined citizens in the future.

Glennis Perez is a leader in education and continues to serve the Tampa area, promoting her vision of developing successful students prepared to compete in a global society. Perez holds her B.A. in elementary education from William Paterson University. In 2007, she received her M.Ed in educational leadership and instruction at the University of South Florida, Tampa.

She currently holds certificates in education leadership, ESL, and elementary education k-6.

If you would like to support Unity in Disasters, you can visit their website at

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