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Nonprofit Project Access sets $31,415 goal for π (Pi) in the Sky fundraiser

Nonprofit Project Access, a leading provider of vital on-site health, education and employment services to families, children and seniors living in affordable housing communities in 13 states, is conducting a π (Pi) in the Sky Challenge fundraiser through March 31.

Befitting the annual commemoration on March 14 of Pi Day, which acknowledges that three, one and four are the first three digits of the mathematical constant π (Pi), the organization hopes to raise $31,415 from sponsors and staff. 

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(L-R) Bill Hirsch of Newport Beach-based Affordable Housing Access, Inc.; Project Access CEO & President Kristin Byrnes, herself a longtime resident of Newport Beach; and Jonathan B. Webb of Newport Beach-based Affordable Housing Access, Inc.

The funds will provide support for the organization’s Education for Youth Program that prepares children for kindergarten, increases academic achievement and improves self-esteem and study habits. Components of the program include school readiness for 3 to 5 year-olds, after-school programs, teen leadership programs, and college and career preparation. The program supports more than 5,900 youths.

“We appreciate the generosity of our sponsors and internally have asked all of our staff members to strive to help raise at least $314 each so we can reach our goal,” said Project Access CEO and President Kristin Byrnes. To stir up excitement for the fundraiser, she said that various events and programs will be hosted at Project Access resource centers, including pie socials, math-related activities, and more.

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For sponsorship information, contact Associate Director of Engagement James Le at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 949.253.6200, ext. 321.

The goal of Project Access is to help keep family members employed, children in school and seniors active. More information about Project Access is available at

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