Children going back to school don’t always have the supplies they need. The St. Thomas Anglican Church Family Giving Centre, St. John Ambulance and Staples are helping to change that.

On Tuesday they hosted a School Supply Drive Barbecue for children in need.

“We see a lot of kids who don’t have the basic necessities they need,” said Janis Barker, co-ordinator for the St. Thomas Anglican Church, Family Giving Centre. “I meet children who never get anything new they get hand-me-downs . . . and this is nice new school supplies,” she said.

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