Virtual PLUS+ Partner: Amazon
Amazon donates $1 million donation ensure students within Arlington Public Schools and Alexandria City Public Schools can secure basic necessities, including food, school supplies, hygiene products, and more.
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Amazon is making a $1 million donation to support the immediate needs of thousands of students from underserved communities across Northern Virginia. Communities In Schools NOVA will distribute Amazon’s donation through a new “Right Now Needs Fund”—a flexible fund designed to meet the basic needs of schoolchildren and help eliminate barriers to learning. The Right Now Needs Fund in Northern Virginia will provide students with immediate access to urgently needed items including food, clothing, and school supplies across all 41 Arlington Public Schools and programs and all 18 Alexandria City Public Schools.
For more information, see Amazon's Press Release: 'Amazon Launches Innovative “Right Now Needs Fund”.