Poverty

PTA Council of Baltimore County explores expanding support closets

PTA Council of Baltimore County explores expanding support closets

Some members of the PTA Council of Baltimore County are considering expanding to the schools they represent the effort by a local network group to fight food insecurity in schools.

At a general meeting Thursday evening of the council — an umbrella group of Baltimore County parent teacher associations which helps school PTA members with training and advocacy work — members representing schools across the county heard from the creator of the Loch Raven Network, which offers a “support room” at Loch Raven High School. The designated room at the high school is used to store donations of food, toiletries, clothing and other items for students whose families are struggling...

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