In preparation for the upcoming school year, 501c3 nonprofit Harford County
Education Foundation, is committed to providing all students with the critical
materials needed to ensure a quality learning experience. In its efforts to
ease families and educators of the monetary stresses of back-to-school spending,
Harford County Education Foundation has spent the last 18 years assisting
upward of 5,000 students each year.
But, as the Covid-19 pandemic spread, it left communities in need
more than ever before, and Harford County found their teaching resource
inventory low. In response, Harford County Education Foundation launched a string
of donation drives, asking members of the community to contribute to the cause
of investing, inspiring, and achieving greatness.
The first was a “Stuff the Bus” drive that took place on Saturday
August 14th, the tax-free weekend for back-to-school shoppers.
Customers of the local Fallston Walmart were greeted by volunteers Joanne of Bravura
Information Technology Systems Inc., as well as Bravura colleagues Gregg
and Sabrina Mason of Xpeditious Wash Wizards LLC, a mobile
cleaning and sanitization company that services Harford County and the
surrounding areas. Despite the rainy weather, the volunteer team spent the day in
good spirits encouraging patrons to pick up a few extra educational items
during their shopping trip, in hopes of them offering up the supplies to the
More recently Bravura has taken a hands-on approach to assisting
the community, and had two employees, Jim and Evan deliver boxes of supply to
the Harford collection location. While the supply drive is ongoing until
September 17, 2021, so far there has been an overwhelmingly positive response,
as nearly $30,000 in school supply has been collected and delivered to those in
Let’s keep the efforts going! To show your support, please choose
from the following donation options:
Donate supplies directly by emailing Harford
County Education Foundation at firstname.lastname@example.org.
monetarily at www.harfordeducation.org/donations.
Briana Harris | Media Specialist