School reserve expostulate helps 200 Ann Arbor-area homeless students
September 13, 2015 - School Supplies
This year, about 200 homeless students in Washtenaw County will accept backpacks, propagandize reserve and toiletries interjection to a corner bid of a Washtenaw Intermediate School District and The Ann Arbor News.
The Education Project for Homeless Youth, with assistance from The Ann Arbor News, collected supplies, wardrobe and financial donations for a students in Aug and early September.
Nearly 1,300 Washtenaw County students were homeless during a 2014-2015 propagandize year.
In Ann Arbor Public Schools 2 percent of students are homeless, and about 9 percent of Ypsilanti Community Schools students are homeless.
Here is a final total of Ann Arbor News readers’ donations:
Notebooks and paper—152
The Ann Arbor News also contributed $300 value of present cards to Payless shoes.
Last year, a plan supposing 573 backpacks and propagandize supplies, 693 pairs of hosiery and underwear and over 1,030 requests for food assistance to these students and their families.
Lindsay Knake is a K-12 education contributor for The Ann Arbor News. Follow her on twitter or hit her during 989-372-2498 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Find all Washtenaw County K-12 preparation stories on MLive.com.