Kid’s Closet School Supply Drive is Today

Kid's ClosetHelp Starke County children start school with a boost of confidence by donating school supplies during today’s Kid’s Closet Ministries Pack a Backpack drive. Volunteers will be at the Knox and North Judson Dollar General stores from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. with supply lists.

Items will be distributed to youngsters who attend school in Starke County and qualify for free or reduced lunches during the July 25 and 26 Pack a Backpack drive at North Judson United Methodist Church.

Kid’s Closet Ministry Director Linda Lewandowski says they served 350 youngsters last year. She adds the most needed supplies are black dry erase markers, glue and glue sticks, facial tissues, baggies and baby wipes. Supply lists will be available at each of the stores. Monetary donations will also be accepted.