AT&T ‘Flash Funds’ all projects in Anne Arundel County Public Schools

To honor military families, more than 45 projects supporting more than 7,100 students funded

Annapolis, Md. – Nov. 10, 2015 – Teachers and students in Anne Arundel County have something to celebrate today as AT&T revealed it “flash funded” projects listed by teachers on the education crowd-funding site More than 45 projects were fulfilled totaling nearly $34,000 and benefiting more than 7,100 of the county’s students. Classroom projects ranged from books and pencil sharpeners to tablet computers and a digital camera to frogs for dissection.

“At AT&T, we have a long history of supporting active military personnel, veterans, their families and their communities,” said Denis Dunn, president, AT&T-MD, DE and D.C. “That’s why we have an aggressive program to recruit and hire veterans, as well as other programs that serve military personnel and their families. We are thrilled to support these students as part of our ongoing commitment to education through AT&T Aspire.  We honor those who serve on Veterans Day and all year long.”

The flash funding in Anne Arundel County is among several done today in military communities across the United States.  All told, AT&T is fulfilling nearly 800 projects benefiting more than 83,000 students across the country with a total gift of more than $532,000.

AT&T Aspire is the company’s signature education initiative that invests in students today – at home, in the classroom, at work – to prepare them for success tomorrow. AT&T previously supported several initiatives as part of AT&T Aspire, the company’s $350 million planned commitment to education.

AT&T is honored to serve those who serve. In 2013, AT&T announced that it is stepping up its veteran recruiting efforts with the goal of hiring 10,000 veterans over the next five years. Since making that commitment, AT&T hired more than 9,500 veterans and is well on the way to surpassing that goal.

The Maryland projects include:

Community School Project Number of Students
MD Dept. of Education Monarch Global Academy Let’s Define It! 27
Annapolis Tyler Heights Elementary School With Organization Comes Empowerment! 28
Annapolis Annapolis Middle School Chromebooks to Transform 100
Annapolis Tyler Heights Elementary School New Curriculum Crunch 18
Annapolis Mills-Parole Elementary School Help Us Become Better Readers and Listeners! 22
Annapolis Mills-Parole Elementary School Books Galore! 5
Annapolis Wiley H Bates Middle School Cultivating Mindful Middle Schoolers 300
Annapolis Mills-Parole Elementary School Learning is Fun!!! 16
Annapolis Mills-Parole Elementary School Coding in the Primary Grades 400
Annapolis Mills-Parole Elementary School Motivating Materials for Mills Parole Students 15
Annapolis Tyler Heights Elementary School I Scream! You Scream! We All Scream For Books To Read! 19
Arnold Belvedere Elementary School Moving to Learn 25
Deale Deale Elementary School Integration of Art Across the 3rd Grade Curriculum 24
Edgewater Edgewater Elementary School Construction Paper 115
Fort Meade MacArthur Middle School Bilingual Readers 999
Fort Meade MacArthur Middle School Help MacArthur Music Grow: We Need New Chorus Risers! 150
Fort Meade MacArthur Middle School Whistle While You Work! 800
Fort Meade West Meade Early Education Center Alternative Learning Spaces In A STEM Classroom 315
Fort Meade MacArthur Middle School Wrapped Up In Guided Reading 50
Fort Meade Manor View Elementary School Learn Chinese Through Art 350
Fort Meade Meade Middle School Newton’s Laws 130
Gambrills Four Seasons Elementary School Stand Up for Learning! 45
Gambrills Crofton Middle School Audio / Visual Program in Need of Chromebooks 22
Gambrills Crofton Middle School Going Medieval on Reading in Social Studies! 140
Glen Burnie Woodside Elementary School Reach Them Through Reading! 20
Glen Burnie Ferndale Early Education Center Let There Be Art! 25
Glen Burnie Ferndale Early Education Center Putting the “A” in STEAM Education 20
Glen Burnie Freetown Elementary School Toot My Own Horn 20
Glen Burnie Corkran Middle School Yearbook Club: Capturing Memories Through A Clear Lens 30
Glen Burnie Ferndale Early Education Center Let Your Imagination Lead the Way! 23
Glen Burnie Hilltop Elementary School Supporting Special Needs in Our Classrooms! 140
Glen Burnie Rippling Woods Elementary School Listening Center 19
Glen Burnie North County Senior High School Stage Crew Fundraiser 300
Glen Burnie Marley Middle School PBIS Project 900
Glen Burnie North Glen Elementary School Headphones and iPad Covers for Future Researchers! 272
Hanover Frank Hebron-Harman  Elementary It’s Time To Learn! 24
Hanover Frank Hebron-Harman  Elementary Let’s Play Inquiry Games 30
Hanover Frank Hebron-Harman  Elementary Helping Ms. Murray’s Class 12
Millersville Shipley’s Choice Elementary School Expanding Our Makerspace to Promote STEM! 100
Odenton Odenton Elementary School Getting Fit in First Grade!! 80
Odenton Odenton Elementary School Success in First Grade! 21
Odenton Odenton Elementary School Deep Blue C 450
Odenton Waugh Chapel Elementary School We Love Speakaboos! Do You? 340
Pasadena High Point Elementary School Just Right Books! 25
Pasadena Lake Shore Elementary School Learning with Literacy Centers 21
Pasadena Pasadena Elementary School Literacy Project 60
Severn Quarterfield Elementary School The Heart of a Kindergarten Room 23
Severn Severn Elementary School Technology And Literacy 24
Severn Ridgeway Elementary School Small Group Literacy Materials 20
Severna Park Oak Hill Elementary School We Are All Ears! 22


Founded in 2000, makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. At this nonprofit website, teachers at half of all the public schools in America have created project requests, and more than a million people have donated $265 million to projects that inspire them. All told, 12 million students—most from low-income communities, and many in disaster-stricken areas—have received books, art supplies, field trips, technology and other resources that they need to learn.

About Philanthropy & Social Innovation at AT&T

AT&T Inc. is committed to advancing education, strengthening communities and improving lives. Through its community initiatives, AT&T has a long history of investing in projects that create learning opportunities; promote academic and economic achievement; or address community needs. In 2014, nearly $127 million was contributed or directed through corporate-, employee-, social investment- and AT&T Foundation-giving programs. AT&T Aspire is AT&T’s signature education initiative that drives innovation in education by bringing diverse resources to bear on the issue including funding, technology, employee volunteerism and mentoring.

Source: AT&T

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