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Posted: August 12, 2021

HARKER HEIGHTS, Texas — The Military Child Education Coalition® has encouraged Americans to “Do the Math and Be Part of the Solution” as their official Back to School fundraising campaign which launches today.

The campaign’s theme highlights six military-connected kids and reflects the education challenges they have faced due to military transitions including number of: moves, new schools, times being the new kid, and deployments and separations.

“Together, through the generosity of every donor, MCEC can continue to provide value-added, life-changing resources, programs, and initiatives, at no charge, to help more than 1.2 million military-connected kids around the world be college-, work-, and life-ready,” said Cindy Simerly, MCEC Vice President of Fund Development. “Please Do the Math, and you’ll see that your support makes it possible to be the best solution for these deserving military-connected children.”

Donations in support of this campaign can be made by texting “MILCHILD” to 56512, through the donate button on the official MCEC® website at, and through the digital giving option on the MCEC Facebook page at MilitaryChild.

Examples of MCEC resources made possible over the past year include: The Military Student Consultant Service Center, the SchoolQuest™ planning tool, weekly parent workshops and webinars, student leadership programs, and professional development for educators.






About the Military Child Education Coalition:
MCEC® is a 501(c)(3) global nonprofit leadership, service delivery, and advocacy organization. MCEC supports all military-connected children by educating, advocating, and collaborating to resolve education challenges associated with the military lifestyle. Learn more about the national advocacy efforts of MCEC at and on social media at Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.


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Please contact the MCEC Director of Communications, Rob Frazier at, for questions about this release.

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