If you believe in the power of public schools and want to make a direct, meaningful impact on the lives of children, consider becoming a Friend of HISD.
The work HISD’s public educators do every day to prepare the district’s 215,000 students for college and career is indispensable, and your investment as a Friend of HISD can help them do even more.
In addition to knowing that you have made a direct impact on a child’s life, you will get to see firsthand the work being done in HISD by going inside classrooms and meeting top educators in the district. See for yourself what a difference the Friends of HISD can make.
Become a Friend of HISD today and make an investment in children and the future of Houston.
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$100 will buy sets of in-home libraries for students, helping to combat the literacy crisis in Houston and ensure every child is reading at or above grade level by the end of third grade.
$250 will buy college textbooks for dual-credit high school students earning an associates degree, making higher education accessible to all students and allowing them to jump right into a career or continue their studies at a four-year college.
$500 will support the purchase of Google Chromebooks for middle school students to help transform teaching and learning by personalizing instruction and allowing 24/7 access to digital resources.
$1,000 will support the purchase of high-tech simulators that give student hands-on, real-world experience in high-demand career fields such as health science, architecture and construction, and manufacturing and engineering.