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East Haven Family Resource Center Collecting Back-to-School Supplies

The Family Resource Center is gathering donations of various school supply items to assist students within the East Haven community.

Do you have an extra box of crayons? Or maybe an unneeded pack of pencils or paper?

The is collecting donated back-to-school supplies for students within the East Haven school community.

The center, which recently its school readiness program, is located within .

Supplies Needed

Supplies that are needed include:

  • Pencils
  • Pens
  • Notebooks
  • 3-Hole Punch Lined Paper
  • Crayons
  • Rulers
  • Glue Sticks
  • Folders
  • Book Bags
  • Lunch Boxes
  • Markers
  • Small Scissors
  • Index Cards
  • Highlighters

Donation Drop Off

Donations can be dropped off at the center in D.C. Moore School: 82 Elliot Street, East Haven, CT 06512.

All school supplies will be given out at the district's upcoming "Back To School Picnic" at , from at 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., on Sept. 15.

More Information

For more information, contact Marissa Velazquez, FRC parent educator, or Mary Vaurnes, FRC coordinator, at 203–468-3898,

Marissa Velazquez August 24, 2012 at 06:10 PM
Julie , Thank you for posting this article ! This has been a huge help! We are focused on reaching the children and families of our community. Our goal is to help those children have an awesome start for the new school year. Thank you to all those people who have contacted us and are making donations! Marissa Velazquez- FRC Parent Educator
Julie Weisberg August 24, 2012 at 08:05 PM
Marissa: That's what East Haven Patch is here for, community news! And glad it has been a help. That's great news. Enjoy your weekend, and here's to a successful start for the students on the new school year!

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