- Care Closets are Needed like never before -
Nearly half of students in Madison County
schools are living at or below the poverty line.
This data is from Kerrie Bodkin Bass, the Supervisor of Federal Programs at Madison County Schools. It shows the increasing poverty rate among students of Madison County Schools and highlights that there are more and more students who cannot afford items that most of us take for granted nor can they afford to participate in educational extras like their more affluent peers.
We are always happy to accept donations of new items. Our closets cover a wide range of age groups and sizes, from Youth X-Small to Adult XX-Large. Here are some of the items that we frequently need: