If they were within my coverage in New Orleans, I would be thrilled to help.
There are quite a few Wisp's in Baton Rouge. Hopefully someone can help
them.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "John Scrivner" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "David Maddox" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Cc: <wireless@wispa.org>
Sent: Tuesday, May 02, 2006 4:18 PM
Subject: [WISPA] Re: internet access for Katrina/Rita survivors


> Thank you for all you are doing and have done David. I am copying an
industry list server from the WISPA organization. They have hundreds members
and affiliated organizations which may be able to help you. I hope this
helps. If someone out there helps them please share it with the group.
> God bless you and your efforts,
> John Scrivner
>
>
> ---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
> From: "David Maddox" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Date:  Tue, 02 May 2006 14:03:00 -0500
>
> >Dear Mr. Scrivner,
> >
> >My name is David Maddox and I am an AmeriCorps member volunteering with
> >the Louisiana Delta Service Corps, and acting as the Parent Liaison for
> >Mayfair Elementary School in Baton Rouge, LA.  The school had been
> >closed for years but was re-opened due to the overwhelming influx of
> >students displaced to Baton Rouge by hurricanes Katrina and Rita.  Now
> >that the necessary changes have been made to accommodate these students
> >within the Baton Rouge School System, Mayfair's sustentation is no
> >longer required.
> >
> >Understanding that many of the families here have not yet decided, or
> >have been unable to decide about where they will be making a new life, I
> >have been researching Virtual Schools as an option for some of the more
> >itinerant families.
> >
> >Through the network created by my involvement with the Americorps
> >program, I have made contacts with local NPOs who make available to
> >hurricane survivors the necessary hardware and software to participate
> >in the Virtual Schools program; however, these low income families would
> >still need assistance with internet access.
> >
> >I am emailing you today in the hopes that you might be able to point me
> >in the right direction.  If you are aware of any agency or program that
> >might help provide free or discounted internet access please let me
> >know.
> >
> >Thank in advance for your help.
> >
> >Sincerely,
> >
> >David Maddox
> >Parent Liaison
> >Mayfair Elementary
> >Louisiana Delta Service Corps
> >Parent University
> >Ph. # 225-761-7857
> >cell # 225-772-4356
> >email [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> >
> >
> >
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