GSU to host Back-to-School giveaway for South DeKalb families
Photo Cutline: Students at Georgia State University’s Perimeter College prep for a school supplies giveaway at the school’s Decatur Campus on Saturday, July 28. Antonio Rucker, Lashajla James and Eric Patterson are all part of the State Farm Scholars program. State Farm and Georgia State University are two of the event’s sponsors.

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Photo Cutline: Students at Georgia State University’s Perimeter College prep for a school supplies giveaway at the school’s Decatur Campus on Saturday, July 28. Antonio Rucker, Lashajla James and Eric Patterson are all part of the State Farm Scholars program. State Farm and Georgia State University are two of the event’s sponsors.
Photo Cutline: Students at Georgia State University’s Perimeter College prep for a school supplies giveaway at the school’s Decatur Campus on Saturday, July 28. Antonio Rucker, Lashajla James and Eric Patterson are all part of the State Farm Scholars program. State Farm and Georgia State University are two of the event’s sponsors.

Hundreds of backpacks will be distributed during a back-to-school supplies giveaway on Saturday, July 28, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.,  at Georgia State University’s Perimeter College campus, Building SC, 3251 Panthersville Road, Decatur.

The event, sponsored by State Farm, Georgia State LIFTCreating our Future Inc. and Beverly Cunningham Outreach Group, is open to south DeKalb families with children in pre-kindergarten through 12th grades.

In addition to 500 backpacks, supplies to be given away will include calculators, notebook paper, pens and pencils. Health screenings, financial literacy information and free food will be on tap, too.

One comment

  • Dianne AustinNwokolo

    July 24, 2018 at 7:07 pm

    That’s a blessing for I don’t work durning the summer nor do I get unemployment in this state of Georgia and have custody of my grandson

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