Fundraising campaign to support community initiative providing back to school shopping opportunity for families and children in need of assistance. Supplies4Students is a community agency collaboration. Families’ call 2-1-1 to register, get on a list and receive a shopping code for purchasing school supplies. This unique program allows families to choose the items they need and shop within a budget. Students in Grades JK-6 receive a $35 shopping code and students in grades 7-12 receive $50.
For more information: Kelly Gilson, 519.539.3851
About the Salvation Army
For over 50 years, United Way Oxford has been working to improve lives. Having evolved from our roots as a ‘fundraiser’ to a community convenor, United Way mobilizes partners – business, labour, service providers, community leaders and residents – helping to create opportunities for a better life for everyone in our community. United Way inspires people to come together to make a lasting difference. Through community conversations, we are working to achieve meaningful, long-term improvements to quality of life by addressing not only the symptoms of the problems but also getting at the root causes.