DENVER, Colo., (August 14, 2013) — One
thousand Denver-area children will receive backpacks stuffed with school supplies
this week, courtesy of The Potter’s House, Frazier Global Strategies and Jones
International University® (JIU®).
The three organizations partnered to fund the 2013 Backpack Drive to provide
school supplies to pre-kindergarten through high school aged children in the
Over 150 volunteers from The Potters House helped
assemble school supplies and stuff backpacks donated in part by Frazier Global
Strategies and Jones International University to be distributed to children and
families this week. 800 backpacks will be distributed tomorrow evening at the
Ponderosa Middle School, to kids using the free and reduced lunch program. The remaining 200 backpacks will be
distributed during the Sunday morning service at Potter’s House, on August 18th.
"This partnership demonstrates a
commitment to ensuring our kids have the supplies they need to get the right
start to their school year. Now, parents, teachers, and the students themselves
must do their part!" stated Ryan Frazier,
Managing Director of Frazier Global Strategies.
The Potter's House of Denver is an
independent church located in southeast Denver whose mission is to provide a
multicultural, multigenerational church where people from all ages, cultures
and classes can attend and feel comfortable in their worship experience. The
Potter’s House partnered with Frazier Global Strategies, a small, globally
oriented, consulting and professional services business, and Jones
International University, a Denver-based online university providing associate
to doctorate level degree programs in the fields of Education and Business, to
create the second annual Backpack Drive.
“I am so excited that The Potter’s House of
Denver and Jones International University along with Frazier Global Strategies
were able to join forces in this Educational Outreach,” stated Dr. Chris Hill,
Senior Pastor, The Potter’s
House of Denver. “Helping families that are struggling in these challenging economic
times is not only the work of the Church but the work of the entire community.
And I am so glad that JIU and so many other great sponsors stepped up to answer
About The Potter’s House
The Potter's House of Denver is a
non-denominational church located in Southeast Denver. Established
on March 1, 2010 under the Pastorate of Dr. Chris Hill, The Potter's House of Denver
is one of Colorado's largest and most ethnically diverse congregations, with
six worship services in English and Spanish, the largest free Christian counseling
center in Denver, as well as a food bank and prison outreach ministry.
About Frazier Global Strategies
Frazier Global Strategies (FGS), a small,
globally oriented, consulting and professional services business. FGS works
with business leaders to develop and implement B2B-Business 2 Business,
B2C-Business 2 Community, and B2G-Business 2 Government strategies in the
Technology, Healthcare, Energy, and Education markets. FGS is committed to
delivering Excellence. Everywhere.
About Jones International, Ltd.
As the pioneer in online education, Jones International University, offers an
unparalleled online educational experience that provides essential tools and
strategies for career starters, career changers, and career advancers around
the globe. JIU offers an array of online undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral
degrees and professional
certificate programs in the fields of business administration, education, and business
communication and employs some of the greatest minds from many of the world’s