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30th annual FWCS “Day of Caring” welcomes more than 100 volunteers

The FWCS Board of Trustees ratified COVID-19 bonuses for the district's teachers and staff.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) - Fort Wayne Community Schools special Day of Caring helped local schools get ready for the upcoming 2021 school year.

On Thursday, nearly 150 employees and volunteers from 10 local businesses spent the day at 13 different schools to get them set for Monday, Aug. 16.

Along with FWCS, the United Way of Allen County volunteers worked at these sites:

  • Abbett Elementary, 4325 Smith St. – Fort Wayne Community Schools
  • Bunche Montessori Early Childhood Center, 1111 Greene St. – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Indiana
  • Glenwood Park Elementary, 4501 Vance Ave. – Vera Bradley
  • Harrison Hill Elementary, 355 Cornell Circle – Parkview and United Way of Allen County
  • Lane Middle School, 4901 Vance Ave. – Vera Bradley
  • Levan Scott Academy, 950 E. Fairfax Ave. – Fort Wayne Metals
  • Memorial Park Middle School, 2200 Maumee Ave. – Unity Performing Arts Foundation
  • North Side High School, 475 E. State Blvd. – Hylant
  • Northwood Middle School, 1201 E. Washington Center Road – BFGoodrich
  • Shambaugh Elementary, 5320 Rebecca Dr. – Parkview
  • Towles Intermediate School, 420 Paulding Road – Fort Wayne Metals
  • Weisser Park Elementary, 902 Colerick St. - Associated Churches
  • Whitney Young Early Childhood Center, 1026 E. Pontiac St. – Fort Wayne Metals

The organization says they had more than 100 volunteers on Thursday and are very thankful for the community for coming out and donating their time.

Emilia Miles

Emilia Miles joined Fort Wayne’s NBC in September 2019 as a Social Media and Digital Content Manager. Emilia also serves as a producer. She’s a Fort Wayne native and graduated from Indiana University.

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