January 11, 2010

French Toast To Donate School Uniforms To 100 Children At Russell Byers Charter School

Students Part of Big Brothers Big Sisters Mentoring Program

Philadelphia, PA – January 11, 2010 – French Toast (www.FrenchToast.com), a leading supplier of value-priced school uniforms for boys and girls, today announced that it will be donating a full school uniform to each of 100 children at the Russell Byers Charter School in Philadelphia. The children, in grades 3-6, are all paired with mentors through Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern Pennsylvania’s School-Based mentoring program.

Michael Arking, president of FrenchToast.com, said: “French Toast is pleased to be able to partner with Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern Pennsylvania, to help the children of the Russell Byers Charter School. We greatly admire the school’s commitment to academic excellence combined with civic responsibility and community service, and we hope our contribution will help the children achieve their goals.”

Who: French Toast (Michael Arking), The Russell Byers Charter School (Anna Sophocles Hadgis, Principal; Akosua Watts, Assistant Principal), and Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern PA. Representatives of each of these organizations will be available for interview, including 20-25 of the children who will be receiving their school uniforms.

What: School Uniform Donation.

Where: The Multipurpose Room at The Russell Byers Charter School, 1911 Arch Street in Philadelphia.

When: Wednesday, January 13, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

About French Toast
Since 1953, French Toast has provided families with quality children’s wear and school uniforms at great prices. Schools and school districts across the country also turn to French Toast for information and tools that can help them adopt their own school uniform and dress code policies.
French Toast Uniforms can be found at major retailers or at www.frenchtoast.com.  Parents can also request a catalog by mail by calling 1-800-FRENCHTOAST.
For school inquires about adopting a uniform program and to request our free Partnership for Education kit call 1-888-55 SCHOOL.
Media Contact:
Jeff Siegel
Monarch Communications