School supplies donated to over 200 families in need
- Category: Local News
- Written by Amie MacInnis
The Lacombe Ford has been collecting school supplies and donations for the Lacombe and Blackfalds area Family Community and Support Service’s Tools4School program. The program provides school supplies for students and families in need in the local communities.
“Lacombe Ford and LAND Auto Center was excited by the opportunity to partner with Lacombe Family & Community Services and Blackfalds Family & Community Services for this year’s Tools4School community drive to collect school supplies. It’s our mission to always encourage the growth of the communities where we live and work. Local support means everything these days. We wish all the kids and their families a wonderful and successful school year!”
Over the past few weeks, Lacombe Ford has been able to collect several school supply items including:
- 5 Backpacks
- 14 packs of loose leaf
- 13 packs of pens
- 76 duotangs
- $115 in donations to purchase additional supplies
According to both FCSS organizations the supplies will be used to help out more than 200 families in the community.