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Catholic Charities Hosts Back-To-School Backpack Event

The organization calls for donations through August 14th

WHAT:

Help students get their 2015 school year, off to a great start!

Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada is calling on the community to donate school supplies to their Back-To-School Backpack Event. On Saturday, August 15th, the organization will be giving away close to 1,000 new backpacks full of supplies for students in elementary, middle school and high school.

Backpack recipients are clients of Catholic Charities’ client families. Parishioners of the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church and other local parishes have made their donations, but still more donations are needed. Volunteers from Catholic Charities will be assembling the backpacks. Donations will be accepted at Catholic Charities’ main campus located, at 1501 Las Vegas Boulevard North.  Catholic Charities’ Thrift Stores 915 S. Rainbow Blvd & 4840 S. Eastern Ave

WHO:

Registered children ages 5 – 17; Catholic Charities’ client families in programs including: Homeless to Home, Social Services, Women Infant Children, Adoption Services Birth Families and Foster Grandparent classrooms.

WHEN:

Saturday, August 15, 2015
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

WHERE:

Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada Agency Classroom & Courtyard
1501 Las Vegas Blvd. North
Las Vegas, NV 89101

 

CONTACT:

Allison Cordova
702.373.7190
[email protected]