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Atlanta communities help students in need get school supplies
Atlanta communities help students in need get school supplies

ATLANTA -- Parents are in the Back to School swing as class start dates for local students are just around the corner. 

Organizations throughout Atlanta recognize that many children may lack school supplies and resources to get them before hitting the classroom. To help, several organizations are accepting donations of school supplies and giving them to kids in need. 

The United Methodist Children's Home provides school supplies to both children involved in their programs and Atlanta area children in need. If you are in need of school supplies in the Atlanta area contact Noelle Owen. To donate school supplies you may drop them off at the UMCH office in Decatur, Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Noelle Owen: nowen@umchildrenshome.org

United Methodist Children's Home  500 S. Columbia Drive, Decatur, Georgia 30030  (404) 327-5820

Visit the Agape Community Center on Friday, August 2 to receive a backpack with school supplies during the Great Backpack Giveaway. If you want to donate supplies, drop them off at the Agape Community Center from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. until Wednesday, July 31. For more information contact Jared Sulc at (404) 367-3947 or jsulc@agapecc.org

Agape Community Center  2353 Bolton Road, NW Suite 100  Atlanta, Georgia 30318  (404) 367-3947

Elizabeth Baptist Church is accepting school supplies donations at the main office on Monday - Thursday from 9 am - 7 pm. They need pencils, pens, paper, packpacks and crayons. 

Elizabeth Baptist Church  4245 Cascade Rd  Atlanta, Georgia (404) 691.3146

CHRIS Kids is always accepting school supplies at their office Thursdays from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. They work mostly with high schoolers so they need items such as flash drives, calculators, clear or mesh backpacks, art supplies and other craft supplies. Supplies go to youth in their organizations programs.

CHRIS Kids 1017 Fayetteville Road, Suite B  Atlanta, Georgia 30316 (404) 486-9034

Back-2-School Bash - The Powder Springs Community Task-Force is hosting an event on Saturday, August 3 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Ron Anderson Recreation Center. To donate supplies drop them off at the Ron Anderson Recreation Center from noon - 6 p.m.

3820 Macedonia Road  Powder Springs, Georgia 30127  (770) 439-3611

Back to School Block Party - Amerigroup is hosting an event to give out school supplies to kids in need in Forest Park. If you are looking to receive school supplies visit Starr Park on Friday, August 2 from 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. 803

Forest Parkway  Forest Park, Georgia 30297 (678) 587-4898

2nd Annual Back to School Bash Exchange - Recreation Center is hosting a back to school event giving school supplies to kids in need. Visit the recreation center on Saturday, August 10 from 2 p.m. - 6 p.m. Register by August 2. Drop off any donations at the Recreation Center.

2771 Columbia Drive Decatur, Georgia 30034 (404) 687- 3430

Back to School Supply Drive - Saturday, August 3, BFAM, Inc. and the Youth Against Violence (YAV) will host their first annual "Back to School Supply Drive" at the Douglasville Police Station's Community Building located at 2083 Fairburn Road from 2 p.m. - 7 p.m. All items given will benefit elementary and middle schools throughout Douglas County.

2083 Fairburn Rd  Douglasville, Georgia 30135  (770) 920-3010