Disaster relief fund raises $60k for classrooms in one week
BATON ROUGE - In just one week, the A+PEL Disaster Relief Fund has raised $60,000 for Louisiana teachers from over 580 donors.
The fund was established to assist teachers with replacing supplies that were lost in the flooding. According to the organization, 100 percent of the donations go directly to Louisiana teachers.
If your classroom has been impacted by this recent devastating flooding, then please go to www.apeleducators.org and apply for assistance.
Fund organizers say the distribution of funds will begin next week, so requests should be submmited by Friday, Aug. 26.
To donate to the fund click here.