Angels Undercover Delivered School Uniforms and Happiness During Its 7th Annual Clothing Drop to Collier Elementary School Students
On August 31, Angels Undercover delivered 22,000 school uniform shirts, shorts and hoodies to all 29 Collier County public elementary schools during its annual back to school clothing delivery. The culmination of the year’s fund raising activity, the lively day was resplendent with the smiling faces of students, volunteers, teachers and administrators.
Through the generosity of private donors, businesses, grants and volunteers, Angels Undercover was able to provide 11, 00 economically disadvantaged students with two uniforms each. Through a partnership with Chico’s FAS, the privately labeled uniforms were manufactured to specifications at a very low cost.
This year’s effort resulted in addressing the clothing needs of all of Collier County Public Schools 29 elementary schools, up from 21 elementary schools in 2015. In supplying such a basic necessity, students now come to school with increased confidence and prepared to learn. Lynda Walcott, principal of Calusa Park elementary said, “These clothes make such a difference to our students. Without them many families would be lost. Angels Undercover provides a real service to our students. We appreciate their effort and generosity.”