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BACK 2 SCHOOL: Here's a list of back to school drives and donation pages in the area

Posted: 2:15 PM, Aug 14, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-15 09:34:49-04
BCPS annual school supply drive

MARYLAND — We want our students to enter the new school year feeling prepared to achieve and succeed academically. And what better way to show that support than to contribute to your local book drive or donate funds that will contribute to their success.

Teachers, organizations, and residents across the state are working to make sure our students are fully equipped. Take a look below at how you can donate to a drive for Maryland students:

BALTIMORE

Morgan State University students need college textbooks:

A Morgan State University professor is raising money to purchase textbooks for her students. She said after noticing that a number of her students could not purchased books for her class because they could not afford them, she started a GoFund Me page to help fund the books.

LINK: Click here to donate.

Help WMAR-2 News buy books for Baltimore kids

Here at WMAR-2 News, we believe every child deserves to learn and grow through reading. That’s why we are joining forces with The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation and the Scripps Howard Foundation to buy books for kids in Baltimore City Public Schools, specifically, libraries at schools that are already part of the Baltimore Elementary and Middle School Library Project. If you donate $10, you will give a kid four books!

LINK: Click here to donate.

HARFORD COUNTY

"Fill the Bus" campaign collects school supplies for economically challenged schools

The Harford County Education Foundation is hoping the community can help them fill a bus with school supplies to aid financially challenged schools in the county. The Harford County Education Foundation will collect the donations, then sort, count, pack, and deliver them to county schools on the first day of the academic year.

Donations can be dropped off several locations prior to Sept. 13, click here to view the full list.

LINK: Click here to donate.

BALTIMORE COUNTY

NSBE-BMAC 2nd Annual Back to School Drive

The National Association of Black Engineers' Baltimore Metropolitan Area Chapter will be hosting a Back to School Drive at 21 Cockeys Mill Road, Reistertown, Maryland. Participants are encouraged to bring school supplies and various school materials.

LINK: If you can't attend the event, you can donate to their Amazon wish list, click here to access the site.

If you know of any donation pages or supply drives in your area, feel free to email WMAR-2 NEWS at newsroom@wmar.com. Or message us on Twitter @WMAR2News and Facebook at WMAR-2 News.