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SCHOOLS: Tell us how we can help

Letter by Stephanie Lynn England, Tacoma on March 1, 2012 at 9:26 am | 4 Comments »
March 1, 2012 9:27 am

Re: “Many more kids turn up homeless in Florida county” (TNT, 3-1).

I have always been concerned about the accessibility to education for children and adults alike, regardless of their financial situation. I believe that as a compassionate society we cannot overlook the necessity of education as a foundation, and we must find ways to keep our future generations actively involved.

Health care and housing are a large part of ensuring that our children can make it to school. However, I also believe that we must find personal ways to connect. So, I find myself asking, “How can I help?”

The News Tribune should either publish an article or a list of foundations for which an average citizen without much money, but a desire to help, can volunteer. After all, I do know how essential an education was to me, and I hope to see a responsible and compassionate school system that produces future generations that can escape poverty and also look to pay it forward.

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