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Getting Results At Back-to-School Drive Telethon 2019

More than $51,829 was raised to support teachers and students in Orange and Osceola Counties. Thank you!! Thousands watched. Hundreds called. Together, we made an impact. We are still blown away by the support that poured in during the annual Back-to-School Drive Telethon. We thank the community for helping to provide children in Central Florida…

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2019-2020 1st Day of Teacher Shopping

The 1st Day of Teacher Shopping at our Free Teacher Supply Store is Saturday, August 3rd. Find out what you need to know for a fun and successful back-to-school shopping experience! ESSENTIAL INFORMATION Shopping appointments are required for the 1st Day of Teacher Shopping. Appointment scheduling opens Thursday, July 25th. No appointments will be required after…

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Back-to-School Drive Events 2019

Help more than 200,000 local children start the 2019-2020 school year with the supplies to succeed. Be a part of Central Florida’s largest school supply drive today! You can join the movement by collecting supplies, making a gift, and supporting students through the following community events and drives: July 15 – September 1: Shop AmazonSmile for…

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Back-to-School Drive Telethon 2019

Join WKMG News 6 and A Gift For Teaching to get results for our local students in need. More than 70% of children in Central Florida cannot afford lunch, let alone school supplies. Together, we can make a change. Click here to see how much! On Thursday, August 15th, from 5:00am – 7:30pm, tune in…

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Give Tools for Back to School

Join Publix and A Gift For Teaching in providing more than 200,000 local children with the supplies they need to succeed this school year. From July 31st through August 11th, visit any Publix location in Orange, Osceola, or Seminole county to give “Tools for Back to School.” By contributing $5 or more, you’ll ensure much needed learning tools will be…

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2018-2019 School Year Impact

Starting a new school year is often an exciting time. New classes, new friends, new experiences. Yet, in the 2018-2019 school year, more than 240,000 of students in Central Florida came from families that couldn’t afford lunch – let alone new school supplies for the year. Unfortunately, we see this number increase each year as…

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Teacher Appreciation Week 2019

A Gift For Teaching LOVES our teachers! We’re excited to share some special fun and treats while you shop in our Free Store during Teacher Appreciation Week – May 7th, 8th, 9th, and 11th. Come in to enjoy fun snacks, special offerings from American College of Education and Track Shack as well as a chance…

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First Book Event

Save the Date for FREE books: Saturday, May 4, 2019 Thanks to our amazing friends at Disney and First Book, Central Florida area educators and families are invited to a FREE book giveaway on Saturday, May 4th. Who?This event is open to all educators (including para-professional, administration staff, etc.) if your school has a free-and-reduced…

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