A fundraising effort for school supplies led by the Foundation for Madison’s Public Schools raised $217,679 from 1,036 donors.
The supply kits will go to vulnerable students and include some items geared for online learning. They are filled with traditional school staples, including pencils, notebooks, binders, crayons and glue sticks, as well as headphones with built-in microphones for online learning and small whiteboards for students to engage with teachers over video chats.
Here is a list of recent donors:
American Family Insurance Company
Mary Jo Baumann and Nicholas Glass
Craig and Karen Christianson
Dale Heights Presbyterian Church
Peggy and Wally Douma
Joel Jarmel and Keri Brown
Madison Teachers Inc.
Paul and Brenda Mueller
Julia and Thomas Nicholas
Jane and Evan Pizer
Thomas and Linda Redding
Plus eight anonymous donors
This week’s total: $25,457.50