BACKPACK CONNECTIONS SEEKING DONATIONS FOR STUDENTS, TEACHERS IN NEED

School Supplies

By WVUA 23 Joshua Ragsdale

It’s that wonderful time of year that both parents and children love to hate: back to school shopping!

While everyone is scrambling around to find that ever-elusive 4-inch 3-ring binder or the perfect folder with a stylish design and pockets, the <a href=”https://www.backpackconnections.com/” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>Backpack Connections</a> is asking residents to consider donating school supplies for children in need.

Pam Rogers with the connection said it’s easy to donate and every little bit helps. This year, the group is also putting together teacher survival kits.

“There are students in 55 schools and teachers who need some encouragement, who need some supplies to help move forward,” Rogers said. “Even if students are studying at home, they will need a composition book, they will need pencils. Some have and that some may not. We don’t want anyone to go without. Whether they are studying at home or in the classroom we want them to have what they need.”

Teacher kits will include items such as copy paper and loose leaf paper, folders, dry-erase markers, crayons and other much-needed supplies, along with notes of support for each teacher.

If you’re interested in donating online, <a href=”https://donorbox.org/backpack-connections-year-end-giving” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>click here</a>. If you’re interested in donating supplies, email pam@backpackconnections.com for more information.

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