Our Sunday School children will be taking on a new service project this summer. They will be collecting donations through August 12 to fill 24 backpacks for needy students in Chicago. They will need to collect $240 to pay for the backpacks as well as collecting all of the supplies to fill them.
Grade level supply lists are available here if you would like to help with supply purchases. Be sure to watch your local ads: Staples and Office Depot/Max begin their back to school sales this month and offer many items for 1¢ - 25¢!
Any excess monetary donations will be used to purchase gift cards so the students can buy any extra back-to-school items like new clothes or shoes.
The children will be filling the backpacks with supplies during coffee hour on August 12 and are happy to have help from anyone who would like to participate further!