School Board Vice Chair Dr. Dorothy Bendross Mindingall, staff and interns distributed care packages to the women and children at the Lotus House Shelter. As part of Homelessness and Hunger Awareness week, we joined Global Image Foundation, a 501c 3 non-profit organization, FIU Black Alumni and MDCPS faculty to share love and support to the residents at the shelter.
We cannot thank enough the following schools that prepared care packages and donated items: Design & Architecture Senior High, Miami Edison Sr., iPrep Academy, Jose de Diego Middle, Dr. Henry W. Mack/West Little River K-8 Center, Eneida M. Harter Elementary, and Melrose Elementary. Schools. In all, more than 300 care packages were assembled and hundreds of blankets and toiletries were donated.