Backpacks and School Supplies Assembling for Rockwood Students

Wildwood-based congregants at Living Word United Methodist Church still are gathering school supplies to make 250 backpacks for Rockwood School District students in need.

Any extra school supplies and new back packs can be channeled to an hosted at until Sunday, July 15.

Supplies are flowing in, as evidenced by the pile accumulating at the school bus in the Living Word lobby Sunday.

See previous Patch article for a list of items needed:

The goal is to outfit 250 backpacks that will be distributed by representatives to qualified students.

Adult volunteers are needed for the Backpack Attack event on July 28, at which recipient families will be offered a light lunch and activities.

Anyone interested in volunteering on July 28 can contact Susan Wintermute at this email address or by calling 636-458-8672.


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