Our PTO will be helping to collect and deliver school supply items for Hurricane Harvey victims in Texas. Please read the below article from Williamson County Schools In Focus on the “Tennessee Volunteers for Texas” campaign. We have set up boxes in the front lobby of the school. You may send items in between now and September 7. You can view the entire press conference talking about the campaign at the link below.
Williamson County is doing its part to help school children who have been affected by Hurricane Harvey.
As part of the “Tennessee Volunteers for Texas” campaign, the Williamson County Government, Williamson County Schools, Franklin Special School District and the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office are joining together to assist children in the Houston area.
“Many people have called in to our county asking what Williamson County folks can do to help those in need,” said Williamson County Mayor Rogers Anderson. “This was our way of saying, ‘let us help.’”
The campaign aims to specifically collect the following newly purchased school supplies:
- No. 2 pencils
- ruled paper
WCS also plans to send two surplus school buses to Houston to help transport students when schools reopen.
“We’ll do everything in our power,” said WCS Superintendent Dr. Mike Looney. “This is a way for us all to come together as a community and help our Texan neighbors.”….
Source: Williamson County Offers Support to Texas School Children | InFocus