Every day, thousands of kids miss school because they don’t have access to clean clothes.

It’s time for that to change.

The Care Counts program is installing washers and dryers in schools to see how attendance rates are impacted by the simple act of laundry.

0%

of participating students increased attendance in the first year.

Care Counts – Year One




DAYS MISSED
Previous Year
11.9
Care Counts
3.5

At-risk participants attended almost 2 more weeks of school than the previous year.

According to Teachers Surveyed

89%
of students had increased classroom participation.
95%
of students had more motivation in class.
95%
of students participated in more extracurricular activities.

The program washed an average of nearly 50 loads of laundry per participant during the school year.

Care Counts – Year One

...and counting.

Martha Lacy
Principal
Vanessa
Student
Helen Davis
Parent Liaison
Bonita Jamison
Assistant Superintendent


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