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Councilman James And 1st Gethsemane Center Volunteers Get Students Ready For Back To School

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President David James thanked everyone on Monday for another successful “Back to School” effort to get needed school supplies for needy students in District 6 schools.

“With a new school year under way, we wanted to make sure these children received the things they need for learning for the new school year is to make sure school supplies are delivered to the schools in need,” said James.

James and the volunteers had collected donations of schools supplies from Walmart and Kosair Charities. Those donations were be sorted on Friday and then delivered to six schools on Monday, August 13th between 8:30am to 11:00am.

The schools are Wheatley, Frayser, McFerran, Cochran, Brandies, Englehard and Noe Middle School.

“Kosair is happy to work with President James and our other great partners and make sure children have the tools they need to start the school year on the right path. Whenever you help a child, you help secure a brighter future for all of us,” said Keith Inman, President of Kosair.

The donated supplies include:

Pencil boxes and pouches

For more information about the Back to School giveaway and future events in District 6, contact the President’s office at 574-1106.

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