Help sought for School Supplies for Emporians

June 3, 2017 - School Supplies

First United Methodist Church has partnered with area churches and organizations this year to continue a propagandize supply method for children and families of USD 253 Emporia Public Schools.

“With a extraordinary response of thankfulness and appreciation from students, teachers, and relatives from opposite a city of Emporia who perceived these reserve final year, a offer group of First United Methodist Church has famous a significance of stability this method and a value in operative as a village with and for one another in this effort,” organizer Christine Potter said.

Opportunities are accessible for churches and organizations opposite Emporia to assist, including volunteering time, income or “adopting a school.” In sequence for an particular or classification to adopt a school, they contingency present a estimated volume for reserve for that propagandize formed on enrollment projections. First United Methodist Church is purchasing all reserve for any propagandize with a income collected and organizing a bid as a approach to keep a routine streamlined as good as collaborative.

“In further to financial donations from First United Methodist Church, a accumulation of people and groups have donated income and adopted schools,” Potter said. “The churches that have assimilated in this village bid so distant embody Grace United Methodist Church, that adopted Riverside Elementary, and First Congregational Church, that hold a fundraiser and donated a deduction to a ubiquitous propagandize supply effort.”

Also, a Emporia Lions Club has adopted Logan Avenue Elementary.

Individual members of First United Methodist church continue to give to a propagandize supply bid this year with a further of financial contributions from a United Methodist Women and a adoption of Maynard Elementary by a United Methodist Men.

“First United Methodist Church continues to accept donations from people even from outward of a city of Emporia who have listened about this overdo method and wish to be a partial of a success! It is a blessing to be in method with such a far-reaching operation of people!” Potter said.

So far, a village has lifted $11,444 for a propagandize supply effort, that is not adequate to cover all of a reserve for USD 253 Schools, so a offer group of First United Methodist Church has motionless to make donating propagandize reserve to a facile schools their initial priority for a 2017-2018 propagandize year. The church is still usurpation donations as a year comes to an finish and is carefree to still be means to yield during slightest some reserve to a Middle School and High School for a 2017-2018 propagandize year.

”Thank we to all those in a village who are concerned in this work,” Potter said. “We are truly creation a disproportion in a lives of Emporia’s children and families, and in a future!”

Those who are meddlesome in being a partial of a propagandize supply bid for 2017 by donating income or adopting a propagandize are speedy to hit Potter during, send checks to First UMC during 823 Merchant St., Emporia, KS 66801, or call a church bureau during 342-6186.

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