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AACPS LAUNCHES #HELPHOUSTON CAMPAIGN TO AID HOUSTON STUDENTS AND THEIR FAMILIES

Superintendent George Arlotto today announced the launch of the #HelpHouston campaign to raise at least $200,000 for Houston Independent School District students and their families.

NEW HelpHouston (website) [1]Students can take donations to their schools when classes begin next week, and parents can drop off donations at Back To School events or at any other time. Checks should be made out to Anne Arundel County Public Schools’ 21st Century Education Foundation with the notation HelpHouston in the memo line, and online donations can be made at www.aacps.org/helphouston [2].

“We are an incredibly caring community that rises to meet needs time and time again,” Dr. Arlotto said. “If every child in our school system brought one dollar to school next week, we would be more than one-third of the way to the goal, so I have no doubt that we will meet and even exceed our target.”

All donations will go to the Houston Independent School District Foundation so that it can be distributed to the district’s students and their families as needed.

The campaign runs through September 30.