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Yonkers Charter School Gets $25K From Uber

Students at the Charter School of Educational Excellence.
Students at the Charter School of Educational Excellence. Photo Credit: Contributed

YONKERS, N.Y. -- Uber is hoping students at a Yonkers charter school get more in touch with technology.

Uber announced Friday it is donating $25,000 to the Bits and Bytes initiative at the Charter School for Educational Excellence to fund technology for students.

Bits and Bytes is an annual fundraiser designed to help bring in funding for computers and.iPads

Uber driver-partner, Ismail Ibrahim, nominated Bits and Bytes for funding as part of Uber’s Project Jumpstart program, a community giving program where all contributions are directed by drivers who partner with Uber.

““We are proud to support an important initiative to help prepare local students for the 21st-century economy. Thank you to Ismail for his efforts to offer funding to this important organization.”,” said Alix Anfang, spokesperson, Uber NY.

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