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BCPS Partners with Food For the Poor To Help Victims Devastated by Hurricane Matthew in Haiti

Monday, December 12, 2016
 
Broward County Public Schools Partners with Food For the Poor
To Help Victims Devastated by Hurricane Matthew in Haiti
 
–  Excellent News Feature and Photo Opportunity –
 
WHO:            
Broward County Public Schools Staff and Food For the Poor Staff
 
WHAT:
Broward County Public Schools students and staff collected a variety of supplies for the residents of Haiti devastated by Hurricane Matthew. Food For the Poor will pick up 23 pallets of food and supplies donated for distribution in impacted areas in Haiti.
 
WHEN:   
Tuesday, December 13, 2016, 9 a.m.

 
WHERE:
Broward County Public Schools Warehousing Services
3800 NW 10th Avenue
Oakland Park, FL 33309
 
WHY:

After Hurricane Matthew struck Haiti, Broward County Public Schools students, parents and staff members donated a variety of supplies including, but not limited to, baby toiletries, canned formula, diapers, light blankets, coloring books, crayons, canned vegetables, tuna, water, evaporated and canned milk, anti-bacterial hand sanitizer and soaps, first-aid kits, deodorant, hydrogen peroxide, shampoo, toilet paper, toothbrushes, towels, and much more.
 
MEDIA ARE INVITED TO COVER THIS EVENT.
        
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