BOSTON (CBS) — Late Show host Stephen Colbert made an announcement on CBS This Morning Thursday that comes as exciting news for Boston schools.
Colbert has teamed up with DonorsChoose.org, a site that uses crowdfunding to help public school students and teachers.READ MORE: Coronavirus In Massachusetts: Today's Developments
Fifty actors, athletes, and entrepreneurs pledged to fully fund the site’s public school grant requests for several regions of the country.
Twitter co-founder Biz Stone and his wife Livia announced they will be flash-funding all of the DonorsChoose.org classroom projects in Greater Boston.READ MORE: I-Team: Baby Stabbed In Revere, Suspect In Custody
Stone made the announcement in a video on YouTube, where he also shared his best school day memory.
The requests on school wish lists range from field trips to iPads to new puppets.MORE NEWS: Arizona Mother Worried Son's Surgery In Boston Will Be Rescheduled Again Due To COVID
Today alone, the #BestSchoolDay campaign has raised 14 million dollars.