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.

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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:

Backpacks—163

Notebooks and paper—152

Rulers—128

Pencil sharpeners—84

Erasers—58

Markers—49 packs

Glue—62 packs

Folders—162

Tissue packs—35

Binders—25

Pencil Cases—21

Tooth brushes—25

Toothpaste—20

Shampoo—10

Conditioner—10

Underwear—15 packs

Socks—10 packs

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 lknake@mlive.com. Find all Washtenaw County K-12 preparation stories on MLive.com.

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