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LET’S MAKE THIS A BACKPACK SUNDAY AND WEEK!!!

By on August 18, 2015

LET’S MAKE THIS A BACKPACK SUNDAY FOR THE BACKPACK 4 KIDS PROGRAM!

ADOPT A KID, WHY NOT TWO OR THREE!
LET’S MAKE OUR GOAL OF $5,000 THIS SUNDAY!!

WE WILL BE ACCEPTING BACKPACKS, SUPPLIES, AND YOU CAN ALSO DONATE WITH CASH OR CREDIT CARDS!!

WATCH NBC4 ON THURSDAY AT 4PM TO SEE MCCDC TALK ABOUT BACKPACKS 4KIDS!

Greetings!

WHY NOT HIT OUR GOAL EARLY!!! THIS SUNDAY WILL BE THE BACKPACK DAY TO REMEMBER!!

LET’S MAKE OUR GOAL OF $5,000! WE ARE JUST OVER $3,500-ROUGHLY 170 KIDS!

In partnership with the community outreach program at NBC4 Washington, we are collecting backpacks and supplies (and credit card or check donations that would allow us to purchase those items). It only takes $20 to equip one student with a backpack and supplies for the school year. Why not adopt one kid, maybe two–how about 5!! Our goal is to provide OVER 300 kids with backpacks and supplies for the coming year. We are also encouraging our neighbors to help with the backpack program by donating supplies! We will be collecting supplies and donations over the next three weeks! You can also reach out to folks at your work or send this eblast to family and friends!! Help MCCDC help kids in our community!!

Here’s how you can help:
Donate a new backpack stuffed with school supplies
Donate school supplies
Donate securely online at www.mccdc.com, and select the “Donate” tab near the top, and choose “Backpacks 4Kids” in the dropdown menu. You can also click here.
If you would like to donate a backpack, the school supplies needed per backpack include:

  • New backpack
  • Two packs of loose leaf notebook paper
  • Two dozen #2 pencils
  • Two packages of cap erasers
  • Three spiral composition books
  • One yellow highlighter
  • Eight plain folders with pockets and brads or loose leaf binder with dividers
  • One package of 24 crayons and/or one package of colored pencils
  • Small pencil or supply box or zippered supply pouch
  • Two composition books
  • Paper glue
  • Box of Kleenex
  • 2 packs of copy – white paper
  • 12-inch ruler

 

We have big blue tubs in the Welcome Hall. Drop-off your donations during the week and before or after the Sunday Services. If you need more information, please contact Mark Kornmann at mark@mccdc.com.

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