Thank You Notes…

We receive Thank You notes from some of the students your donations help. Here are two of them… 

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SAVE THE DATE!

Gala Save the Date 2016 CHAMPIONS FOR CHILDREN HONOREES:

Mrs. Leslie Winner, Executive Director, The Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation

Mr. Dennis Wicker, 31st Lieutenant Governor of North Carolina

Mr. Dereck Whittenburg, NC State Associate Athletic Director for Community Relations and Student Support / NC State Wolfpack Men’s Basketball – 1983 NCAA National Championship Team

Rabbi Fred Guttman – Temple Emanuel in Greensboro, North Carolina

Workplace Options – Dean Debnam, CEO

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Teacher Cadet and Future Teachers of America

2016 STATE CONFERENCE

“NC Teachers Cadet and Future Teachers of America … the Hope for NC Public Schools!

The 2016 State Conference for North Carolina Teacher Cadet and Future Teachers of America is scheduled for February 12-13, 2016 in Raleigh. Click here for details and the Teacher Registration Form.

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Shout Out to NC Public School Nurses!

We want to give a shout out to NC public SCHOOL NURSES! Many requests we receive to help students come from school nurses. Today our Executive Director spent a good part of the day working with a school nurse who was desperate to find help to purchase a young student’s medication for a severe case of eczema. The little girl’s mother was recently laid off from work, lost her insurance and is waiting for Medicaid approval. In the meantime, the student’s medication has run out and the mom has no means to purchase more. The school nurse has witnessed the little girl suffering physically and in much pain this week while continuing to attend school. After numerous phone calls with the drug store and others to work out the details, our director and the school nurse were able to secure the medication needed and the little girl will have a better experience in school as she physically improves… It’s what this foundation is about! Thank you to the wonderful school nurses who care enough to go the extra mile and then some!

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Holiday Giveaway 2015 Winners

Thank you to all who helped make our 2015 Holiday Giveaway a success! The winners are:

Mr. Mark Jewell of Raleigh, NC – Grand Prize $5,000 
Ms. Jennifer Laake of Wilmington, NC – Second Place $2,500
Dr. June Atkinson of Raleigh, NC – Third Place $1,000

Winner of the 100 Ticket Sellers:
Ms. Myra Best of Raleigh, NC – $1,000

$100 Winners:
Mr. Sid Baker of Raleigh, NC
Mrs. Mary Cowand of Wilmington, NC
Ms. Joyce Elliot of Asheville, NC
Mr. David Fuller of Raleigh, NC
Ms. Ronda Gordon of Rural Hall, NC
Ms. Tamara Lynn Hoffner of Timberlake, NC
Mr. Mortimer Leach of Raleigh, NC
Ms. Deb Shoemaker of Wilmington, NC
Ms. Brenda Smith of Leland, NC

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In just a few weeks, we’ll be giving away $5,000 in CASH! We’re also giving away $2,500, $1,000 or ten $100 cash prizes! Only $5 will get your name in the drawing. Even better $20 will get your name in the drawing 10 times. Purchase your tickets by credit card here and help North Carolina’s public school children!  Click here to see the details of our 2015 Holiday Giveaway!

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First Ever “Bring Your Parents to School Day!”

Made possible by a NCFPSC Parent Involvement Grant, Forest Hills High School Teacher Cadet and FTA students are hosting the first ever “Bring Your Parents To School Day!” All Forest Hills parents are invited to attend first block classes with their students followed by a reception and “Parents are Partners” forum in the school media center.”

“As a high priority school, we believe that partnering with parents is key to the success of our student population. High schools can seem intimidating to many parents when it comes to curriculum, technology, and teachers.” ~Jennifer Whitley, Teacher Cadet and FTA Instructor.

NCFPSC is committed to improving North Carolina’s public schools! We are proud that Forest Hills FTA and Teacher Cadets are committed to improving their school and community! … Check out their flyer! 

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** Forest Hills High School is located in Union County.

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Did you know?

50 backpacks stolen.

 

Learn more about Teacher Cadet here. 

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Holiday Giveaway 2015

Would you like a chance to win $5,000 in cash – or $2,500, $1,000 or $100 – while supporting North Carolina’s public school children? Click here to see the details of our 2015 Holiday Giveaway!

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Eyeglasses and Clothing … A Couple of Children You’ve Helped

Your gifts and support are changing the lives of North Carolina’s public school children. 

Eduardo does not have insurance. His mother works in the tobacco fields and has three children. His glasses have been repaired multiple times in the last 10 months. They needed to be replaced. On the mother’s very limited income this is very difficult. Eduardo’s vision is 20/400 in his right eye and 20/250 in his left eye so participating in school without glasses is extremely difficult. Because of you, our generous donors, Eduardo has a brand new pair of glasses and a brand new chance to succeed in school. 

Makenzie’s father was sentenced to prison in Georgia so he sent her to her mother here in North Carolina. Makenzie was only able to bring what fits into one suitcase – all summer clothing. When Mackenzie arrived in North Carolina, her mother was ill and working only part time. Now her mom is working 7 days a week and is enrolled in school to try to better her life and the life for her children. She is struggling to catch up. She made a decision to sell their TV, their computer, and cancel cable and internet to try to make ends meet. It’s a start but still not enough to provide the clothing Mackenzie will need as the weather cools. But … because of you, our supporters, NCFPSC is sending money to buy Mackenzie the clothing she will need to go to school through the winter. We are making a difference!

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