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D211 Post: Donor’s Generosity Feeds Giving

The High School District 211 Foundation recently received a donation of more than $1,000 from a generous individual to pay for 10 students to receive breakfast and lunch for the upcoming semester. The funds will also remove lunch debt accrued last semester. As word of this donor’s generosity spread, the District 211 Foundation began receiving additional donations to pay for reduced-price meals.  Thirty-five percent of District 211 students qualify for the national meals program. Depending on a number of criteria, students qualify for either free or reduced-price meals. Some families who qualify for reduced-price meals have difficulty ...

Still Time to Donate Bottled Water for D211 ‘Water for Flint’ Drive

  District 211 students have spearheaded the ”Water for Flint” drive at each high school, and students and community members are encouraged to donate cases of bottled water for Flint, Mich., residents. The community of Flint, Mich., is suffering from lead-contaminated water due to aging service lines that leached into the community’s water supply. Families are left without safe water to use or drink. Entering a final push of a weeklong drive, District 211 has already surpassed its initial goal having raised 26,288 bottles of water. The initiative’s sponsor, Hoffman Estates High School Teacher J.P. Moore, said the bottled water ...

Fremd High School Music Students Participate in T-Shirt Charity for the Arts

Music students at Fremd High School recently found a way to give back to the community and show their support for the arts. Members of the Tri-M Music Honor Society, as well as other music students, purchased nearly 100 ArtsFest t-shirts to support a nonprofit charity called A.R.T.S. (Arts Refreshing The Soul). A.R.T.S.’ mission is to use educational creative arts programs in partnership with community social service agencies to dedicate itself to promoting the well-being of women and children in need who are recovering from domestic abuse, poverty, and homelessness. The group donated $533.00 to the organization from this year’s ...