• Help Families and Students this Holiday Season
    Did you know that one in four AAPS students is experiencing poverty? Help make the holidays a little brighter for our students by providing them with gifts, basic needs, and other support.


    Immediate Need! Winter Clothing and Accessories
    With the cold weather already here we have winter clothing and accessories needs at several schools.  We'd love to be able to fulfill these needs ASAP. Please see wishlist for details.

    How you can help
    There are many different ways you can help a family or student in need this holiday season. Donation Deadline: Deliver items Dec 2-6, 2019.
    Full details here.
     
    Purchase needed items for one AAPS student
    AAPS will provide you with a wishlist of needs and wants for one student that attends AAPS. 

    Purchase needed items for a family 
    AAPS will provide you with wishlists of needs and wants for a family whose children attend AAPS schools. 

    Conduct a Winter clothing and Accessories drive for an AAPS School
    AAPS will provide you with a list of winter items (winter coats, hats, gloves, boots, etc.) requested by a school to give to students in need. 

    Conduct a Basic Needs Drive 
    Help collect basic items to help support the basic needs of students including gift cards, toiletries, socks and underwear, and more! Click here to view the wishlist. 

    Purchase Gift Cards for Students in Need
    Purchasing gift cards to Kroger, Meijer, Target, Walmart or Amazon is a great way to both support our students and provide flexibility for families experiencing unexpected emergencies. 

    Help Pay Down Student Lunch Accounts
    At the end of the year. we have many schools with overdue accounts that are never paid. Support a specific school or help pay down a balance for a schools with the highest balance. 
     

     
    Want more details? 

    Help wrap, organize and pack gifts for AAPS students (Dec 13-15)
    The Magic of Christmas Foundation provides gifts to hundreds of AAPS students.  We need your help to wrap, organize and package them. Sign up here.

    Thank you to our Partners!
    The following groups, organizations and families provide needed gifts and support for our students during the holiday season:
     
    Ann Arbor Community Center
    Michigan Power Rodding
    U-M Ross School of Business
    Magic of Christmas Foundation
    Community Action Network
    Kiwanis Club of Ann Arbor (Warm the Children)
    The Salvation Army
    Peace Neighborhood Center
     

    Questions? Contact AAPS Strategic Partnerships: partners@a2schools.org