AT&T Contribution To Help Dee’s House Youth Programming
Wilson, NC – Aug. 25, 2017 — AT&T, which connects people through technology, is helping
Dee’s House connects youth to a positive educational environment.
John Lyon, AT&T Regional Director of External Affairs, was joined by Congressman G. K.
Butterfield in presenting a $1,000 contribution to Dee’s House recently.
“Due to inequities in resources and opportunities, too many young people begin their
educational journey already at a disadvantage compared to their peers,” said Congressman
Butterfield. “That is why Dee’s House is such a vital part of our community. Dee’s House has a
long record of providing the young people in Wilson with the tools and skills needed to graduate
and achieve success. I thank Dee’s House, the staff, and the volunteers who remain committed
to uplifting Wilson’s youth year after year.”
Established in 2009, Dee’s House focuses on two primary initiatives.
Dee’s Kids is a pre-K program which prepares preschoolers for a smooth transition to
kindergarten by developing their skills, enriching their minds, and enhancing their spirits.
Dee’s Boyz supports males ages 8 to 24 through mentoring, tutoring, job search, and job
“It is very difficult to succeed in the race of life when you begin a step behind,” said YoLanda
Davis, Executive Director of Dee’s House.