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HAP hosts Back-to-School Drive for Detroit Public Schools

Public encouraged to donate supplies for DPSCD classrooms

DETROIT - Health Alliance Plan (HAP) is partnering with the Detroit Public Schools Community District to help students and teachers prepare for the upcoming school year by hosting a Back-to-School Supply Drive.

The much-needed items will be collected between August 1 and August 25. All supplies donated will be given directly to the DPSCD for use in its classrooms this year.

"HAP has a strong tradition of giving back to the community wherever we can," said Tom Spring, director of wellness and community outreach, Health Alliance Plan. "The Detroit Public Schools serve the families of Detroit and so does HAP. When there's a need, we want to work together to address it."
In addition to donations made by HAP employees, the public is encouraged to participate by donating new (unused and unopened) supplies on the following list:

  • Notebooks (wide rule and/or college rule)
  • Filler paper (wide rule and/or college rule)
  • Computer paper (reams)
  • Crayons (16-pack)
  • Markers (8-pack)
  • Folders with pockets and prongs
  • Large Erasers
  • Highlighters
  • Pencils (mechanical or No. 2)
  • Pencil cases
  • Portable pencil sharpeners
  • Hand sanitizer

Donations can be dropped off in the lobbies of the following HAP metro Detroit locations from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday:

HAP - Detroit
2850 W. Grand Blvd.
Detroit, Mich. 48202
HAP - Southfield
21700 Northwestern Hwy.
Southfield, Mich. 48075

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About Health Alliance Plan

Health Alliance Plan (HAP) is a Michigan-based, nonprofit health plan that provides health coverage to more than 675,000 members and companies of all sizes. For more than 50 years, HAP has partnered with leading doctors and hospitals, employers and community organizations to enhance the health and well-being of the lives we touch. HAP offers a product portfolio with six distinct product lines: Group Insured Commercial, Individual, Medicare, Medicaid, Self-Funded and Network Leasing. HAP excels in delivering award-winning preventive services, disease management and wellness programs, and personalized customer service.

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Ebony Dooley
Health Alliance Plan
(248) 443-7847 cell

Katie Rebella
MCCI on behalf of HAP
(248) 318-4303 mobile