Dozens of Conference Attendees Exhibit Their Volunteer Spirit Stuffing 1,000 Bags with Non-Perishable Items for Students in Need
Sheila Brown was bothered by a bad leg as she trudged through the exhibit floor at the AASA conference on Friday. But the discomfort wasn’t bad enough to stop her from volunteering to stuff bags with items for the needy at the annual Blessings in a Backpack event. “It feels really good,” said Brown. “I’ve […]
Final Lifetouch Memory Mission Brings Three AASA Representatives to Guatemala to Construct a Plastic Bottle School
Three official representatives of AASA joined dozens of educators from around the country for the 2024 Lifetouch Memory Mission Jan. 17-24 in Guatemala to help build a school out of plastic bottles. The participants included Shari L. Camhi, superintendent of Baldwin (N.Y.) Unified School District and the immediate past president of AASA; Kevin McGowan, superintendent […]
Volunteers by the Dozens Turn Out as Conference Volunteers for Blessings in a Backpack to Support 1,000 Local Children
It’s become annual ritual for the good-hearted volunteers who come to the AASA national conference, to take an hour out of their professional learning to stuff children’s backpacks with necessary items. The event, known as Blessings in a Backpack, drew several dozen conference participants Friday morning, where they filled 1,000 packs with school supplies for […]
In what is becoming a tradition at the AASA national conference, several dozen superintendents lined up Friday to stuff bags with food for needy schoolchildren. Among those participating in the project for about an hour in Nashville’s Music City Center were a pair of superintendents who have been married to each other for 38 years — […]
An estimated 1,000 black canvass backpacks with packs of Raisin Bran, Fruit Loops, cans of Campbell’s chicken noodle and vegetable soup and Cheez-It cheddar crackers are headed to needy students across Los Angeles.
Volunteers made quick work Friday morning at AASA’s conference stuffing 1,000 backpacks with food products for needy children in Los Angeles.