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UCPS Gives Back: Students and staff spread love this holiday season

Union County Public Schools is committed to serving our community. Each holiday season, students and staff work together to make a meaningful impact in our county by giving of their time, talents and resources. Rock Rest Cards

Below are a few examples of ways UCPS Gives Back. From collecting donations for the animal shelter to organizing a warm clothes drive, Team UCPS participated in a variety of campaigns to bring joy to families across Union County.

  • CATA held four drives and students collected food, clothes and organized a stocking stuffer drive for the Union County Christmas Bureau. In addition, the school raised $10,000 for local organizations.
  • Union Elementary collected canned goods for the Kiwanis Club!
  • Porter Ridge Middle held a campaign to provide gifts for students and families on their Giving Tree. Through sponsorships, 25 students will receive gifts from the school.
  • The Marvin Ridge High Career Research & Observation Club partnered with Mavs Make a Difference for a holiday toy drive to support the Bright Blessings.
  • The East Elementary Eagles collected more than 500 pairs of mittens and gloves for the Community Shelter of Union County.
  • Rock Rest Elementary created cards for residents at a local nursing home.
  • At Weddington Elementary, AIG students sponsored a food drive to support pantry packs. The students collected enough food to fill two vans.
  • Each year, Forest Hills High partners with Walter Bickett Education Center for a holiday project. The Interclub Council visited the school and shared holiday fun with our youngest UCPS students.

Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!

Check out our UCPS Gives Back Photo Gallery below: