Headed to ORRA for an education class, event, or meeting? Bring along a few school supplies to donate to A Gift For Teaching!
More than 49 percent of students in Seminole County – nearly 30,000 – participate in the free and reduced meals program. Of this number, more than 1,500 are homeless. Families are struggling to provide the basics (food, clothing, shelter), so many times their household budgets don’t cover backpacks and school supplies.
Dedicated teachers try to help by spending an average of $500 - $1,000 of their own money on supplies for their students and classrooms, and now the ORRA Affiliates Forum is helping them!
Please join the ORRA Affiliates Forum as it conducts a school supply drive leading up to July 19, when forum members will gather for a day of volunteerism at A Gift For Teaching. The organization - a frequent beneficiary of ORRA charitable efforts - collects school supplies and makes them available to teachers.
Supplies can be brought to the front desk or dropped in special bins at ORRA.