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Giving locally works right away in our communities

The Student Support Network improves the lives of Baltimore County students living in poverty by providing food, other basic necessities, and advocacy support.

To see a video describing our important work, click the button below.

“Talent is equally distributed, opportunity is not.”

–Leila Janah, social entrpreneur


Student Support Network Update

Between March 20 (when schools closed) and October 9, the Network has:

  • Distributed over $1.4 million in food and essential supplies
  • Provided the food equivalent of over 944,000 meals
  • Provided $53,000 in diapers and over $34,000 in period products as part of the essential supplies
  • Mailed almost $93,000 in grocery cards to students and their families in dire need or who cannot access distribution sites
  • Been the recipient of over 3,800 volunteer hours at distribution sites

Your contribution has made these great accomplishments possible and helps us continue this work.  Thank you!

Great News From BCPS: 87 Schools Eligible for CEP (Community Eligibility Provision) Are Enrolled For 2020-2021!

All of these schools will be sites for serving meals starting Sept. 8.  To see a list of the schools in the CEP program, click here.

Statement issued by BCPS on Monday, August 31, 2020:

“On Friday, August 28, 2020, BCPS learned that the Maryland State Department of Education confirmed the status of the Baltimore County Public Schools’ application submitted for the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) Program. The application has been approved and validated, with 87 schools confirmed to participate in the CEP program effective at the start of 2020-2021 school year. Meal delivery, in collaboration with the Office of Transportation, to all 87 schools, will begin September 8, 2020.”

Thank you for your support and please help us spread the word!

The Student Support Network is a registered non-profit 501(c) (3) tax-exempt charitable organization. All contributions are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.

Student Support Network
1740 E. Joppa Road Suite 200
Baltimore MD 21234