Our Emergency Assistance Office is pleased to announce that they will be running a school supply drive before school begins! They will be accepting the following school supplies from July 25th to September 4th during open hours at the Food Pantry location in Dumfries.
Our clients will need:
Subject notebooks Pencils Pens glue rulers scissors loose leaf paper erasers pencil sharpeners small hand sanitizers
The available backpacks with the supplies in them will be distributed on :
Friday, August 11, 18, 25 and September 1, between 9am-12pm, and
Tuesday, August 15, 22, and 29, between 5-7pm.
*Backpacks will be distributed while supplies last. One backpack per child. All backpacks will have the donated items in them, no requests for school items will be accepted. All families must come during the distribution days to register for the backpacks through EA. No appointments needed.
With your help, we can send our youngest neighbors in Prince William County back to school the right way!
As the summer continues, our focus on making the lives of our youngest Prince William area neighbors has never been stronger! We have so many things planned before the summer ends, and we encourage you to take a look below at just how much you've helped the children who have visited our organization so far this year! As always, thank you so much for your support of our organization!
Ethan Vick is the Administrative Coordinator at ACTS. He attended East Carolina University and the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, where he obtained a bachelor's degree in the field of English Education. He has been with the organization since October of 2015, and was originally employed with the Thrift Store. He now contributes to ACTS' blog, as well as provides weekly editorials for ACTS' staff called "What Up Wednesdays."
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