Thornydale Elementary School receives $6,300 grant for math and science materials

2013-09-23T15:00:00Z Thornydale Elementary School receives $6,300 grant for math and science materialsPhil Villarreal Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

Thornydale Elementary School was one of 18 beneficiaries of grants from the Christina-Taylor Green Memorial Foundation.

The Marana Unified School District school, at 7651 N. Oldfather Drive, received $6,300 for math and science materials. The foundation donated a total of $166,640 to Southern Arizona nonprofits, as well as the NY Says Thank You Foundation. The donations, announced Aug. 22, targeted children's arts, athletics and academics. Each year, the foundation selects nonprofits to receive grants.

For more information on the foundation, visit online.

Contact reporter Phil Villarreal at or 573-4130.

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