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Final Collection in 10th Annual Children In Need/WCPS Clothing Drive

Posted April 19, 2017

HAGERSTOWN, MD (April 19, 2017) – The final collection in the 10th annual clothing drive to benefit Children In Need is scheduled in Washington County Public Schools from April 24 – May 5, 2017. 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 and programs participating in the April/May 2017 collection are:

  • Boonsboro Elementary, Middle and High
  • Eastern Elementary
  • Greenbrier Elementary
  • Old Forge Elementary
  • Pleasant Valley Elementary
  • Ruth Ann Monroe Primary
  • Smithsburg Elementary, Middle and High

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. The clothing drive will continue at other schools during the school year. Anyone can also drop off donations at Children In Need, 131 W. North Avenue, Hagerstown, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until noon. Children In Need, Inc. is a non-profit, 501(C) 3 organization founded in 1998.