Dallas ISD Cares: A roundup of the different school donations this holiday season


Volunteers and partners have really stepped it up this holiday season, bringing their time and donations to schools across the district.

Here’s a roundup of some of these donations:

Students at N.W. Harllee Early Childhood Center were all smiles as they received early Christmas presents: draw string backpacks full of pre-approved supplies donated by FedEx Office (read this).

William L. Cabell Elementary School received endangered species adoption kits thanks to a donation by Serena Simmons Connolly on Dec. 14. As a bonus, the Dallas Zoo also brought some cool animals to educate students about wildlife conservation (read this)

The Environmental League chapters from Conrad and Hillcrest high schools came together to conquer the trash-filled Conrad Pond (read this).

Students at Jose “Joe” May Elementary school selected three books each to take home thanks to a donation from KPMG Families for Literacy (read this).

The Texas Humane Legislation Network provided books about animals to 10 Dallas ISD elementary schools in Pleasant Grove (read this).

Employees from SalesForce, a business management consulting firm, visited Edwin J. Keist Elementary School to deliver donated gifts and watch the students open them (read this).

The African American Read-In is hosting a book drive, and you can help (learn how).


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