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Aug 15

IMPACT 2017 Scheduled at South Morrison Family Education Center

Posted on August 15, 2017 at 10:13 AM by Communications Department

Back to school backpacks and school supplies giveaway

Families in Newport News are invited to attend IMPACT 2017, the annual back to school event,  August 19 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Stop by South Morrison Family Education Center, 746 Adams Dr., for backpack and school supply giveaways and a community party for children and parents alike.  

Enjoy helpful tips from the Newport News Public Library at South Morrison as they hold an Eclipse Expo to share how to safely watch the solar eclipse on August 21st. Guests can also participate in the Library’s book giveaway.  In addition, the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Virginia Peninsula is hosting a clothes giveaway and is having food, games and resource exhibits. Popsicles with Police add to the day’s fun.
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The event is free and open to the public. Children (K-12)  must be present with an adult to receive backpacks and school supplies. All items are distributed on a first come, first served basis.  

If you would like to help meet the needs of many of the children in the community, please feel free to drop off backpacks and any school supplies at South Morrison, 746 Adams Drive in Newport News, Monday thru Friday, 8 a.m to 5 p.m. or call Chris at 757-369-6807.