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Sharing House Requests Help In Providing School Supplies - Brevard, NC


July 20, 2017

Courtesy Photo

Summer Brown of Brevard stocks the shelves in Sharing House's Back To School Shop. She is fulfilling her community service requirement for R-Rules as an intern at Sharing House. R-Rules is the teen version to the adults' Getting Ahead program, which helps people climb out of poverty. (Sharing House photo)

The first day of school is only a few short weeks away, and Sharing House is asking for donations of school supplies.

The community-supported nonprofit expects to equip 600 needy students for the new school year, which begins Aug. 23.

Special Projects Manager Megan Parker is coordinating the annual program for Sharing House. She and several volunteers have re-organized supplies left over from last year, when Sharing House equipped approximately 550 area students with everything from backpacks to notebooks to scientific calculators needed for today's advanced studies.

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