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Final days to help make Christmas better for local homeless students

Previously we’ve told you three stories of homeless children and their families that you can help through the RPS McKinney Vento Holiday Program. Head to TaZa grab some coffee and chocolate and select an item off the Christmas tree and bring it back before 12/15. For the price of a couple lattes you can make a big difference in a […]

Cookies to help homeless students Sunday

Bon Air United Methodist Church (1645 Buford Rd.) is having a Christmas Cookie walk this Sunday from 9-12:30 and the proceeds from the cookie sales will benefit RPS McKinney Vento Holiday Program, which we’ve talked about before that supports students and families throughout the year. They will have over 5,000 homemade Christmas cookies and holiday music! All people […]

RPS McKinney Vento Holiday Program – a young man’s story

Previously we’ve told you two stories of homeless children and their families that you can help through the RPS McKinney Vento Holiday Program. It’s even easier to help now. Head to TaZa grab some coffee and chocolate and select an item off the Christmas tree and bring it back before 12/15. For the price of a […]

RPS McKinney Vento Holiday Program – a family’s story

Last week we told you about one child in the RPS McKinney Vento Holiday Program and it’s efforts to  help homeless kids have a better holiday. It’s even easier to help now. Head to TaZa grab some coffee and chocolate and select an item off the Christmas tree and bring it back before 12/15. For the price of […]

RPS McKinney Vento Holiday Program – one child’s story

Last week we told you about The RPS McKinney Vento Holiday Program and its efforts to  help homeless kids have a better holiday. Every week we are going to profile a family or child to get a better idea of what these kids are going through. The following is written by Alia Butler from the perspective of one the children […]

Help homeless kids have a better Christmas

The average American shopper spent a bit over $700 on holiday gifts and purchases last year. The average rich American, mind you, dropped closer to $2,300 on gifts during the 2011 holidays. What makes those numbers even more depressing is that right in our neighborhoods there are children due to circumstances outside of their control are looking at […]