Three Nevada nonprofit organizations have partnered with a host of community donors to assemble and deliver 10,000 kits to CCSD students who attend high-poverty schools throughout Southern Nevada.

The initiative, called Direct Care to Kids, is a partnership of The Public Education Foundation, Spread the Word Nevada and Communities In Schools of Nevada. Its goal is to help meet basic immediate needs relative to personal hygiene and prevent students from falling further behind academically by providing books and educational materials to allow them the opportunity to continue learning from home during the COVID-19 pandemic while schools are closed.

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