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Campus Ministry to hold 'Backpack Project' service drive

The Fairfield Prep Campus Ministry Office will be collecting donations for the “Backpack Project,” providing school supplies for homeless children in emergency shelters in Bridgeport. Please see the list below for requested items. Theology teacher Mrs. Kathleen Jackson’s daughter is a member of a Girl Scouts troop, and she is sponsoring this drive along with her mother and the Prep English and Performing Arts Departments.The drive will take place March 18-22.  GO PREP!!!!

The Agency:

ALPHA COMMUNITY SERVICES YMCA 
A Branch of the Central Connecticut Coast YMCA

What they do: 

“The Alpha Community Services YMCA, a Bridgeport area pioneer in providing services dedicated to the homeless, has been a branch of the Central Connecticut Coast YMCA since 1992. As part of the Y, Alpha Community Services has grown and expanded its services, striving to provide not just temporary shelter but also a path to a better life for those experiencing homelessness. We manage the largest family emergency shelter in Connecticut and provide supportive services to over 400 clients each year.”

Requested items: 

Backpacks- PK-12th grade
1” Binders
2” Binders
2 pocket folders
Composition books
Glue sticks
Erasers
Pencils
Pens
Scissors
Crayons
Markers
Highlighters
Single subject spiral notebooks
Multi-subject spiral notebooks
Scientific Calculators- new or gently used
Loose leaf paper- wide ruled and college ruled

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