-- A summer effort is underway to partner with the community and make sure all children have school supplies for the new school year.
KLWN talks with Jim Evers and Lt. Andy Wheeler of the Salvation Army, Wayne Briggs of Penn House, and Lillie Okwuone of ECKAN about Back 2 School. The guests talk about the history of this summer campaign, the successes, the needs, and the generosity of the community that comes through each year.
Registration is now open for families seeking the school supply resource, through July 28, 2017.
School supply drives will be happening July 22,23,29,30 in front of 10 stores across Lawrence. Volunteer collectors are needed for these drives. The organizers have provided the details in the following podcast.
KLWN serves as a sponsor and community partner of this annual campaign.