Summer is starting to wind down and retailers are rolling out back-to-school deals. But not everyone can afford school supplies. What happens when struggling families simply can’t provide the essentials?
Moncton, N.B., is one of many Salvation Army centres across Canada supporting low-income and struggling families by providing donated school supplies and backpacks.
“Last year, we served 900 students,” says Dean Pritchett, Community Ministries Coordinator in Moncton. “This includes school supplies as outlined by the school system, new backpacks and vouchers to […]