BASIC (Basic Assistance to Students in the Community) continues to be supported by the Fund for the third year. Funding will provide lunch and snacks for the students attending the Reading Academy during the summer of 2018. This year BASIC is initiating a 5-part series of coordinated and complementary programs designed to assist children and adults in Borrego Springs community to become competent in reading, language and math. Currently, a name modification is being considered as the program has become more than a reading academy with the addition of math and ELL. For more information contact

To date, the Fund has contributed $46,952 to the BASIC program.