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Baltimore County educators can register to ‘shop’ for free school supplies

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools educators can register online now to visit a BCPS resource center to pick up free school supplies for their students.

The educator resource centers –The Exchangerees – are located in White Marsh and Windsor Mill and operated by The Education Foundation of BCPS. Through The Exchangeree, The Education Foundation collects school supplies and other donations year-round from area businesses, organizations, and individual supporters. BCPS educators can register to pick up donated supplies – in a socially distanced environment – on specific days and times. All full-time BCPS teachers, school counselors, social workers, school psychologists, and pupil personnel workers are eligible to register.

“Shopping” will begin at 3 p.m. on the following dates for the fall:

The Exchangeree at The AVENUE at White Marsh
(8153-D Honeygo Blvd., 21236, between Hallmark Cards and Visionworks)
Tuesday, Sept. 29
Tuesday, Oct. 6
Tuesday, Oct. 20
Tuesday, Nov. 17

The Exchangeree at Windsor Mill
(2034-F Lord Baltimore Dr., 21244)
Thursday, Oct. 1
Thursday, Oct. 15
Thursday, Nov. 19

Shopping sessions are available on a first-come, first-served basis during 45-minute intervals over a three-hour period.

Each educator is limited to one ticket for this event. BCPS identification badges are required for admission. Newly hired educators can bring their confirmation emails and a photo ID. Failure to present the appropriate identification will result in loss of appointment.

Last year through The Exchangeree, The Education Foundation distributed more than $164,000 in school supplies/resources to nearly 2,100 educators.

Educators can click here to register.

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