The following information has been provided via Heather Clark of Act Together Ministries.
Toolz 4 School Back to School Drive
School supplies are out at the stores. Have you noticed or have you tried to block that out?
Act Together Ministries (a children’s charity serving foster children, special needs children and children of the working poor) needs your help to collect school supplies for children in need in five north metro counties: Forsyth, N Fulton, Cobb, Cherokee, and Gwinnett. With your help, they will set up the 5th annual school supply “store” that allows children the opportunity to shop for their own school supplies. The children love picking out their favorite color backpack, selecting pencils with a preferred cartoon character, and getting the exact items listed on their school supply list. Parents in the program contribute $5 toward the event so that they have the honor of taking ownership. No one wants to wait in a hand out line and be labeled “Needy.” In addition to receiving school supplies, the children get haircuts, medical/dental screening, lunch, and enjoy crafts, games and other fun activities.
Ways To Help:
Purchase – School Supplies Needed:
- Folders/ 3 Ring Binders
- Paper/ Graph Paper/ Spiral Notebooks
- Pencils/ Crayons/ Markers/ Pens
- Tabbed Dividers
- Glue/ Glue Sticks
- School Boxes/ Pencil Pouches
- Rulers/ Protractors/ Compass
Drop Off Locations in Cumming, GA:
- Scott’s Auto Repair
820 Peachtree Parkway, Cumming 30041
- Chick-fil-A Lanier Crossing
653 Atlanta Hwy, Cumming 30040
- Lakeside Realty
- The Vine Community Church
4655 Bethelview Road, Cumming 30040
- Freedom Journey Yoga
101 Meadow Drive, Suite C, Cumming 30040
- Sponsor a Child in Need within Our Community
- Organize a School Supply Drive in your neighborhood, business or group.
- Volunteer August 4th during the Toolz 4 School Event
Does Your Family Need Assistance?
Act Together assists families during this time. If your family needs assistance, please click here for more information and to register as a participant.
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