2024 Spring into Education Donation Drive
“If you own it, you can donate it”
The Education Foundation of WCPS (EF/WCPS) is thrilled to announce our collaboration with Horizon Goodwill Industries (HGI) for the eagerly awaited 2024 Spring into Education Donation Drive.
WHEN: From March 11th to March 22nd
HOW: HGI is generously providing blue donation bins to all WCPS schools, making it easy for everyone to participate.
WHAT: We invite you to make a positive impact by donating gently used clothing, shoes, accessories, books, housewares, and more. Your contributions will help support educational initiatives within the WCPS community.
Clean Out Clutter, Make a Difference!
Now is the perfect time to declutter your home and contribute meaningfully. Encourage your extended family to participate and contribute to this noble cause.
Exciting New Incentives!*
- The Top-Ranking High School, Middle School, and Elementary School will win the Goodwill Cup Trophy and $1000!
- The Second and Third-place Elementary Schools will receive $500/$250!
- The Top Overall School will win an Additional $750!
*Prizes are determined by the weight of donated items and the number of students at each school
Thank you to the following banks who donated the prize money:
Community Challenge: Get Involved!
Embark on this community service challenge with us! The more we collect, the more we can give back to our schools. Let’s unite in the spirit of giving and make a lasting impact on education in our community.
Your support matters; together, we can ensure a brighter future through education. Thank you for participating in the 2024 Spring into Education Donation Drive!
Learn more about the Education Foundation of Washington County Public Schools: Visit Here
Horizon Goodwill & the Education Foundation of Washington County Public Schools Announce Results of the Annual Spring Donation Drive
EF WCPS Check Presentation(Hagerstown, Maryland, August 2023) Each spring, Horizon Goodwill Industries partners with the Education Foundation of Washington County Public Schools (EF/WCPS), and Washington County Public Schools (WCPS) to engage the community in a donation drive to raise funds for the EF WCPS.
In 2023, Middletown Valley Bank stepped in to sponsor the Goodwill Cup. They donated $1,500 to be split between the top collecting elementary, middle, and high schools.
The “Spring into Education Clothing Drive” resulted in the collection of 23,568 pounds of donations. Each of the 50 schools throughout Washington County (including the Center for Education Services – CES) participated. Donation bins were provided to all the schools by Horizon Goodwill. Students, parents, teachers, and administrators were then challenged to fill them. The donation competition was so intense that many schools had to have additional bins delivered due to the high volume of participation. Read more