Agape Center starts propagandize supply drive

June 19, 2015 - School Supplies

Schools in a Smith Mountain Lake segment sealed their doors for summer mangle only weeks ago, though efforts are already underneath approach by a Agape Center to make certain a children of customer families have copiousness of new propagandize reserve to start subsequent propagandize year during a finish of August.

The propagandize supply expostulate (financial contributions for reserve also are welcome) has to flog off early since it takes time to collect adequate equipment for youngsters in a Agape Center’s hundreds of families (there are 800 families now being served, with approximately 1,400 family members), pronounced a center’s director, Sue Lipscomb.

Now in a 11th year of use to a lake community, a Agape Center has been conducting a supply module for fiveyears for kids in facile by high school. The module started modestly, with about 50 to 75 two-gallon bags of reserve (one for any child) and grew to 750 bags in 2014. This year, 800 bags of reserve will be distributed to Agape kids from Jul 9 by Aug. 17.

Please move equipment to church, or to a Agape Center during 1159 Promised Land Rd. in Moneta (next to Tuck’s Tire Service). Items indispensable are pens, black and red; one-subject turn notebooks; lax root paper; 2 slot folders, theme dividers, pencils, colored pencils, crayons, pencil bags, glue bottles, glue sticks, rulers, corpulent erasers, washable markers, and children’s scissors.

The Agape Center’s 11 partner churches in a SML area are Bedrock Community Church, Covenant Fellowship, a Dwelling Place, Eastlake Community Church, Flint Hill Baptist Church, Franklin Heights Baptist/Crosspoint Church, Goodview Baptist Church, Morgan’s Baptist Church, Palestine Baptist Church, Radford Baptist Church and Staunton Baptist Church.

“It’s a smashing team,” pronounced Lipscomb of a churches assisting with volunteers, appropriation and supplies. “There is so most appetite here. It’s a large family.”

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