The Manor ISD Student and Family Support Services department hosted its 15th Annual School Resource Fair and School Supply Distribution event at the Manor New Tech cafeteria and served more than 2,000 students on Friday, August 21, 2015.
“I can’t to begin to describe how thankful the Student and Family Support Services department is for the incredible support we received from our sponsors, vendors, district staff and student volunteers," said Student and Family Support Services Director Becky Lott.
"Hundreds of families stood in line to learn about services from 49 community providers from the Manor and Greater Austin communities. Thanks to our sponsors, 2,000 elementary, middle and high school students received school supplies for the 2015-2016 school year. In addition, students in need of immunizations received shots from the district nurses and the Austin Care Van. This event was a wonderful way to celebrate the start of the new school year.”
The generous sponsors for this year's annual school resource fair and school supply distribution included:
- Hindu Charities for America
- Jewish Federation of Greater Austin
- For the Children, Inc.
- St. Gregorios Indian Orthodox Church
- Applied Materials Charitable Giving
- Austin Party Hoppers
- Manor United Methodist Church
- People’s Community Clinic
- Region XIII Education Service Center
- Security Service Federal Credit Union
- Seton Health Plan
The District extends special appreciation to Hindu Charities for America, Jewish Federation of Greater Austin and For the Children, Inc. that contributed more than 1,500 school supply packets; and Yvette Meiche, a parent volunteer, who managed volunteers for the school supply distribution.
Furthermore, the following Manor ISD district departments collaborated to make the event a success:
- Health Services
- Dyslexia/Section 504
- Business Office
- Food Services
- Board of Trustee’s Office
- Facilities & Construction
- Counseling and Guidance
For information on how to become involved in serving our students, please contact Student and Family Support Services Director Becky Lott at firstname.lastname@example.org or (512) 278-4462.
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