Broward County Public Schools (BCPS), in collaboration with the Broward Education Foundation, United Way of Broward County and BrightStar Credit Union, is working to collect and deliver donations and resources to assist with Hurricane Dorian recovery efforts in the Bahamas.

During a news conference held today, September 4, Superintendent Robert W. Runcie provided details regarding the collaborative initiative to assist hurricane victims.

“We have employees and families in our community who also have families and loved ones in the Bahamas,” said Superintendent Robert W. Runcie. “I want them to know that we are proud to stand here today and announce our efforts to help our friends, families, and brothers and sisters in the Bahamas in their tremendous time of need.”

To watch the news conference and get information on how students, families and community members can help support the relief and recovery efforts, including a list of items needed and donation locations, visit



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