October 25, 2018

More than 26,000 students throughout FCPS that need support were ready for school this September with new school supplies and backpacks -- all because of YOU.  

The Foundation for FCPS, with it's Kids in Need / Collect for Kids fund, raised over $21,000 f...

July 9, 2018

Many children look forward to arriving on the first day of school with new notebooks, backpacks and pencil boxes, but it's a different story for children whose families cannot afford these items. To meet this community need, Apple Federal Credit  is conducting its annu...

July 2, 2018

How Can YOU Make A Difference In The Life Of A Child?


Every School in Fairfax County Has Students in Need - and YOU can help!

Over 55,000 children in Fairfax County Public Schools receive free or reduced-price meals. For these families, the prospect of purchasing backpa...

June 28, 2018

Let's wish William a happy 5th birthday! He stopped by yesterday to drop off 8 backpacks to Britepaths and $160 in donations he collected at his birthday party to help kids who need a backpack!

We really enjoyed his visit! It was the highlight of our day! Thanks William...

June 23, 2018

Special thanks to Ramona Carroll, Faith Community in Action Coordinator, for spearheading a Network Meeting where Kathy Ryan, Communications Support Specialist for Fairfax County Public Schools and Elizabeth Murphy from the Foundation for FCPS were able to present abou...

May 15, 2018

Teachers in high-poverty schools were more likely to spend personal money on school supplies, the National Center of Education Statistics study found.

Nearly all public school teachers report digging into their pockets to pay for school supplies, spending nearly $480 a...

April 27, 2018

We have long suspected that the awesome Seasonal Programs Manager, and now also the Volunteer Manager for Britepaths, Joanne Walton, has found some sort of secret to insert more hours into her days!

In addition to all the wonderful work she does with Britepaths families...

April 3, 2018

People are often surprised to learn that there is hunger and need in prosperous Fairfax County. In fact, nearly 72,000 Fairfax County residents lived in poverty in 2015, including nearly 19,000 children. Approximately 55,000 students in Fairfax County Public Schools qu...

February 16, 2018

As a child in Northern Virginia, Riverside Elementary School physical education teacher Seungman "Victor" Williams and his three siblings lived with a lot of love, but struggled to pay the bills. Their family moved more than 36 times, sometimes living in church basemen...

February 16, 2018

It may still be winter outside, but our community partners are hard at work to prepare for the 2018 "Collect for Kids" drive.

Last year, we provided school supplies and backpacks to thousands students in FCPS when school began in September, and this year, we aim to...

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