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WCPS Continues Clothing Drive for Children In Need

Posted February 4, 2016

HAGERSTOWN, MD (February 4, 2016) – The latest clothing drive for Children In Need will be conducted by Washington County Public Schools  from February 8 – 19, 2016. Students, parents, staff and the community are encouraged to donate gently used clothing that Children In Need distributes to children eligible for the Free and Reduced Meals program. Toiletries, books and school supplies are also accepted. The schools participating in the February 2016 collection are:

  • Eastern Elementary
  • Fountaindale Elementary
  • Funkstown Elementary
  • Lincolnshire Elementary
  • Maugansville Elementary
  • North Hagerstown High
  • Northern Middle
  • Old Forge Elementary
  • Pangborn Elementary
  • Paramount Elementary
  • Ruth Ann Monroe Primary

Collection boxes will be located at each school and the Center for Education Services, 10435 Downsville Pike, Hagerstown, during regular school and business hours. The Maryland Department of Corrections is providing employees to pick up the     donations from each location. This is the ninth year that WCPS has supported Children In Need with clothing drives during the school year. Children In Need, Inc. is a non-profit, 501(C) 3 organization founded in 1998