More Schools Are Being Gifted Free Washing Machines From Whirlpool So Kids Don’t Skip School

By October 19, 2019News
ByGood News Network
Education has a laundry problem. According to teachers nationwide, one in five students struggle with access to clean clothes, which leads to students missing school—and those kids who miss school are seven times more likely to drop out.

When the Whirlpool laundry brand heard about this hidden problem of chronic absenteeism, it decided to break down this barrier to attendance by providing schools access to clean clothes—and it’s actually working.

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