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Calvary Church Collects School Supplies for River Valley Teachers

The church's "Help a Teacher, Help a Child" initiative will run through Aug. 26.

is collecting school supplies this month to help teachers at .

The church, located at 1375 State St., is collecting supplies through Aug. 26 for its "Help a Teacher, Help a Child" initiative. 

Calvary Pastor Alexis Roraback said in an email that she hopes to deliver several boxes of supplies to River Valley as a thank you to teachers.

"Teaching is one of the greatest professions and we believe teachers are so vital to families and our community," she wrote. "We know that many school budgets are shrinking and teachers have to pay for classroom expenses out of pocket throughout the year."

In addition to school supplies, the church is also accepting monetary donations to purchase recess equipment and art supplies.

School Supplies Needed

  • No. 2 pencils
  • Pencil grips
  • Erasers
  • Glue sticks
  • Yarn
  • Tissue paper
  • Dry erase markers (not black or blue)
  • Dry erase cleaner
  • Staplers
  • Stickers
  • Mavalous tape
  • Books

For more information, contact Alexis Roraback at pastoralexis@lemontcalvarychurch.org.

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