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Statesboro Family YMCA Launches Backpack and School Supply Drive

The Statesboro Family YMCA is excited to support young learners in Bulloch County with a new backpack full of supplies to ready them for the upcoming school year.   

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“The cost of purchasing school supplies can be overwhelming for many parents, and the Statesboro Family YMCA is proud to do what we can to help ease that burden for parents in our community,” says Statesboro Family YMCA Branch Director Dorsey Baldwin.   

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Starting Thursday, June 24 – Saturday, July 24, all community members are invited to donate a backpack filled with new school supplies, donate items from the suggested list of school supplies, or purchase supplies from the Statesboro Family YMCA Amazon Wish List which will be shipped directly to the YMCA. 

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“With just about 20% of children under the age of 18 years old living below the poverty line, as an organization committed to social responsibility, the Statesboro Family YMCA wants to do whatever we can to help those who need help the most”, explains Dorsey Baldwin.  

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Supporters can make a contribution to the Statesboro Family YMCA Backpack and School Supply Drive in the following ways: 

Fill a backpack with items from the suggested list below OR donate items towards filing a backpack. Drop off donations at the Statesboro Family YMCA during operating hours; Monday – Friday 5 AM – 9 PM; Saturday, 7 AM – 6PM or Sunday 12 PM – 6PM. Suggested items include: 

  • Backpacks
  • Colored Pencils (12 count)
  • #2 Pencils
  • 1” Binder with Paper
  • Glue Sticks
  • Crayons (24 count)
  • Pens (Black/Blue)
  • Dividers for Binders
  • Safe Scissors (Ages 5-12)
  • Basic Calculator
  • Plastic Folders
  • Erasers
  • Pencil Cases
  • Rulers

Don’t have time to go out and shop?  Simply purchase items from the Statesboro Family YMCA Backpack & School Supply Drive Amazon Wish List. Shop from the comfort of your own home and the school supplies will be shipped directly to the Statesboro Family YMCA. To shop visit: http://tiny.cc/YWishList.

If you or someone you know in need of a backpack with school supplies? Please visit the website tiny.cc/YMCABP to sign up or call the Statesboro Family YMCA at (912) 225-1962. 

For more information about the Statesboro Family YMCA or ways to get involved, please visit www.ymcaofcoastalga.org, and follow the organization on Facebook @StatesboroYMCA and Instagram @ymcaofcoastalga. 

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