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“Care for Carolina”

Thomas C Norton  | Published on 11/7/2018
The Hinsdale Doings
November 7, 2018


Hinsdale Rotary, District 181 team up to help hurricane-ravaged North Carolina schools

School supplies collected for a North Carolina school district devastated by Hurricane Florence will be put into book bags Nov. 15 at Clarendon Hills Middle School. (Pioneer Press / Chicago Tribune)


Hinsdale-Clarendon Hills Elementary District 181, The District 181 Foundation and Rotary Club of Hinsdale are seeking assistance from the community in an effort to help a North Carolina school district that was devastated during Hurricane Florence.
The goal is to fill 1,000 book bags with school supplies to send to Public Schools of Robeson County. That school district serves about 23,000 students in 40 schools and was closed from mid-September to mid-October because of the destruction caused by Hurricane Florence

The idea to help was initially suggested by District 181 superintendent Hector Garcia at a