Distance Education Leader Ashworth College Supports "Kids In Need" and Back to School with Supplies Drive

Norcross, GA, July 26, 2009 --(PR.com)-- Ashworth College continues its community service endeavors through its support the Atlanta Community Food Bank “Kids In Need Program.”

During the week of July 27, Ashworth administration and staff will donate new school supplies for area teachers in low-income schools.

“As an educational institution, we appreciate the need for students to have all tools necessary to succeed,” said Melissa Maddox, Business Services Manager. “The Ashworth staff is extremely excited to help.”

Throughout the year, Ashworth makes a concentrated effort to support worthwhile causes to include Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), the American Cancer Society, the American Red Cross, The Salvation Army, and March of Dimes.

About Kids In Need
For a school to qualify, at least 80% of the students must be enrolled in the federal free and reduced lunch program or, for high schools, have combined average SAT scores lower than 900. There is no cost to teachers or schools. The Kids In Need facility is reminiscent of a retail store and is continuously stocked with school and art supplies for grade levels Pre-K through 12.

About Ashworth College
Ashworth College, a leader in distance education, offers students worldwide more than 100 career-focused high school, career school, associates, bachelor’s and master’s online diploma, certificate, and degree programs that are affordable and fit the busy schedules of working adults. Ashworth also offers specialized programs to corporate partners, active duty military personnel, military spouses, and homeschoolers.

Headquartered in Norcross, GA, Ashworth is accredited by the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC), a division of the US Department of Education. Ashworth High School is also accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and the Commission on International and Trans-Regional Accreditation (CITA). For more information visit AshworthCollege.edu.

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Richard Orr