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Mt Diablo Unified Needs Gift Cards For Homeless Students

Press Release

by CC News
Mt Diablo

The Mount Diablo Unified School District’s Homeless Outreach Program for Education (HOPE) is seeking holiday donations of gift cards in the amount of $25 or $50 with the amounts clearly marked, or monetary contributions, through Friday, Dec. 15th for the District’s 540 homeless students and 61 foster youth students.

“We just passed the 600 mark for our combined programs,” said Program Specialist Rosie Reid. “This is up 49% from last year at this time. And we are far lower on donations at this point.”

Suggested locations for gift cards are:

  • Target
  • Walmart
  • dd’s discounts
  • Ross
  • Gas Cards
  • Grocery Outlet
  • Dollar Tree
  • Big Lot

Gift cards can be mailed or delivered to:

Willow Creek Center, Mt. Diablo HOPE, 1026 Mohr Lane, A1, Concord, CA 94519.

Tax deductible monetary donations can also be made by sending a check to the above address or via Venmo @MDUSDHOPE. Click to see flyers for more details in English or Spanish.

Please call or e-mail with questions at (925) 682-8000 x6242 or [email protected].

MDUSD includes more than 50 school sites in Contra Costa County, in the cities of Clayton, Concord, Pleasant Hill, portions of Martinez, Pittsburg, and Walnut Creek, and the unincorporated communities of Bay Point, Lafayette, and Pacheco. Our student population is diverse and culturally rich.  MDUSD provides a supportive and enriching environment to ensure that every educator (classified and certificated) is making a difference in the lives of students.

The Mt. Diablo Unified School District team includes approximately 3,100 highly qualified educators, administrators and support staff whose primary goal is to support the learning of every MDUSD student.

  •  85% of MDUSD staff live within the boundaries of the district
  • Many of the MDUSD staff have students currently attending district schools.
  • Our staff includes many former students of MDUSD in both certificated and classified positions.

Mt. Diablo Unified School District has strong partnerships with our local communities.  MDUSD welcomes volunteers in our schools and strongly encourages families to be active partners in the education journey of our students.

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