Spokane Public Schools raises over $7K for program to help homeless students

Spokane Public Schools CHILDCARE

SPOKANE, Wash.— Spokane Public Schools is grateful to the community for their donations to the HEART program this year.

The organization offered their thanks on Twitter, reporting that they raised $3,940 in gift cards and $3,100 in cash. The Homeless Education and Resource Team (HEART) program supports students who are homeless, or are in temporary, emergency or transitional housing.

The HEART program coordinates transportation for these disadvantaged students, communicating with teachers, parents and agencies to help them have full and equal access to education.

You can make donations at the Spokane Public Schools administration building at 200 N. Bernard St. anytime from Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

For more information, visit the HEART Program page here.