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Removing Barriers to Communication for the Monarch School

We’re so excited about today’s Ellen DeGeneres Show, where a school for children impacted by homelessness, the Monarch School in San Diego, received a $50,000 donation from Skype. This is just one part of Skype’s ongoing commitment to education. We recently announced a $250,000 campaign through

These contributions are in addition to our flagship social good initiatives Skype in the classroom. Skype in the classroom has grown to a community of more than 26,000 members in 191 countries who use Skype video calling to connect to other classrooms and experts. We’re really proud that the Monarch School’s teachers can now join this community to bring wonderful learning experiences to their students–experiences that enhance the important work that they are already doing.

Check out the Ellen DeGeneres Show segment on the Monarch School.

Learn more about how you too can support the school.

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