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Top contributors in Combined Charities Campaign honored for fundraising efforts

2017 March 7
by HISD Communications

Team HISD raises nearly $250,000

Thanks to the combined efforts of schools and departments, Team HISD raised nearly $250,000 in the 2017 Combined Charities Campaign. The top contributors were honored at special luncheon on March 7 hosted at the new Delmar Fieldhouse.

The theme of this year’s campaign honored the recent Olympic Games and encouraged employees to “go for the gold” in their fundraising efforts. Board Trustee Diana Davila recognized the top fundraisers with a special medal presentation and personally thanked them for their contributions.

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“You all are truly Olympians for the children of HISD and our city,” Davila said. “You are just as generous as you are hard working.”

The departments and campuses with the highest pledge amounts this year were:

Non-campus-based work locations:

  • 76 or more employees: Special Education Speech and Language
  • 40 to 75 employees: Community Services
  • 21 to 39 employees: Special Education North
  • 1 to 20 employees: Information Technology Project Management

Campus-based work locations:

  • 206 or more employees: Bellaire High School
  • 138 to 205 employees: Madison High
  • 69 to 137 employees: Rice School La Escuela
  • 1 to 68 employees: Anderson Elementary
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