Our Mission

All around Kern County, schools and teachers are overwhelmed by the large amount of educational materials that have been labeled as “discard”. As schools and districts adopt new curriculums, old curricular materials are no longer used and often collect dust in teachers’ cabinets, school storerooms and district warehouses. Read more…

Evelyn’s Initiative is a 501(c)(3) non profit organization.
“When they had all had enough to eat, he said to his disciples, ‘Gather the pieces that are left over. Let nothing be wasted.’ So they gathered them and filled twelve baskets with the pieces of the five barley loaves left over by those who had eaten.” John 6:12-13 (NIV)