Two thirds of Baltimore County Public School students live in poverty.
They lack the basics that kids need to focus, learn, and thrive — and struggle to make the most of school.
You can set local students up for success.
Partner with the Student Support Network to bring them supplies, carefree school days, and the confidence to be their best.
Did You Know?
Save The Date!
The Student Support Network 2023 Fundraiser will be held October 20 at the Grand Lodge of Maryland in Cockeysville. A Night For The Network “Library Edition” will be an evening of drinks, dining and celebration. You won’t want to miss it! Plan now to show your support for Baltimore County Public School students!
The Student Support Network provides food, basic necessities, and advocacy to support the well-being of Baltimore County Public School students in need.
Rooms of Support
We meet students where they are. Twenty school-based Rooms of Support areas stocked with food, school supplies, clothing, and personal care products — all free to children who need them.
Aiming to create systemic change, we speak up for the needs of students living in poverty, whose voices tend to be heard the least. We advocate for change through policy, budget, and awareness.
Meeting Emergency Needs
Devastating emergencies — a fire, a global pandemic, death of a parent – happen,and we spring into action to help prevent further harm to children.
Read The Latest News From Our Blog
A Time of Transition: New Leadership for the Student Support Network Board
A Time of Transition: New Leadership for Student Support Network Board By Laurie Taylor-Mitchell The Student Support Network began with one school, Loch Raven High...
Let Us Now Praise Our Volunteers
By Laurie Taylor-Mitchell It was wonderful to see so many of our Network volunteers at the Appreciation Event this year, which was held at the beautiful Irvine...
Partnering for Progress: Yara Cheikh and Jonathan Schwartz
“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” – Arthur Ashe These wise words from tennis legend Arthur Ashe could only be improved with one more...
Padonia International Elementary School Joins The Network
Please help us welcome Padonia International Elementary School -- our 21st member school -- to the Network! Padonia International Elementary has 565 students,...
Big Changes in Food Programs Mean Big Improvements in Food Access for BCPS Students!
By Laurie Taylor-Mitchell Starting in the fall of 2023, BCPS will implement the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP), a federally funded program, in all schools....
Mars Estates Elementary School: A Community School – In More Ways Than One!
Mars Estates Elementary in Essex, MD recently became classified as a Community School, meaning that over 80% of its students’ families fall below the federal...
Helping Students In Need
We are so grateful to all of our supporters for enabling us to help students who are living in poverty in Baltimore County. We use PayPal to process online donations. When you check out, you can use a PayPal account if you have one. If you don’t have a PayPal account, PayPal accepts credit cards.
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