Archive for Thursday, July 19, 2007

Multi-service center to make school supplies available

July 19, 2007

Families in the De Soto School District who can't afford school supplies have a chance to get some help.

Those who qualify for free or reduced lunches are eligible for free school supplies through the De Soto Multi-Service Center.

Applications for free supplies must be submitted by July 31st by applying at the center, or calling (913) 583-1152. Proof of household income is necessary to apply.

The center may not be able to provide everything on a child's list, but it will offer supplies for children in preschool through 12th grade. Backpacks will no longer be provided for high school students.

Last year, the Multi-Service Center provided supplies for about 300 students

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