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Settle the Debt Holiday Payoff Erases Lunch Debt at 15 Schools

Settle the Debt Holiday Payoff Erases Lunch Debt at 15 Schools

| December 19, 2019 | 0 Comments | Community, Education, News

The Gainesville nonprofit Settle the Debt visited 18 area public schools this week, delivering checks to pay off accumulated lunch debts as part of its Holiday Payoff Initiative.

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Settle the Debt Kicks Off Holiday Fundraising Efforts

Settle the Debt Kicks Off Holiday Fundraising Efforts

| December 2, 2019 | 0 Comments | Community, Education

Settle the Debt, a new 501(c) (3) organization, announces their first major fundraising effort upon being designated an official tax exempt non-profit today.

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Governor Signs Virginia School ‘Lunch Shaming’ Bill into Law

Governor Signs Virginia School ‘Lunch Shaming’ Bill into Law

| June 11, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

Monday, Gov. Ralph Northam signed House Bill 50 into law; it prohibits schools from shaming students for falling behind on their lunch debt.

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School Board Chairman to Match ‘Settle the Debt’ Effort for 2018

School Board Chairman to Match ‘Settle the Debt’ Effort for 2018

| November 28, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

“Settle the Debt” is on again for 2018 and has just received a match offer. School Board Chairman At-large Ryan Sawyers will match up to a $1,000 in donations, approximately three months of his chairman’s salary, as contribution to funds donated by Dec. 2.

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