What to know before Asheville-area school starts: Supply costs, after-school programs

Submitted by kvenables on Fri, 12/08/2023 - 11:09am

Asheville Citizen-Times July 31,2023

The nonprofit has held a school supply drive for 17 years. In that time, it's given out over 23,000 backpacks to students in the community, Audrey Blackburn, volunteer engagement manager at United Way told the Citizen-Times. "We work with teachers and school administrators, and we've got our own community school coordinators, and they helped us look at last year's supply list and through their best guess came up with what they think will be needed this year," Blackburn said.

Read the full interview HERE.

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