Collection begins for annual school supply program


The 29th annual School Supplies for Kids program is now being organized by Messiah Lutheran Church at 1013 East Lawn Avenue in Urbana.

Over 730 Champaign County area children were helped last year thanks to the participation of the entire community, including businesses, individuals, organizations and churches.

Due to COVID-19, the distribution will be drive-through only. No walk-ups will be allowed. The distribution will take place on Saturday, Aug. 21, from 9 a.m. to noon. Entry to the parking lot will begin at 8:30 a.m.

Updated information will be available on the Facebook page of Messiah Lutheran Church.

Any financial donations can be mailed to the church with a memo of “School Supplies.”

The church secretary can be reached at 937-653-4110 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Thursday to answer questions.

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Messiah Lutheran Church School Supplies for Kids

Due to COVID-19, this will be a drive-through distribution only.

No walk-ups can be served.

All in need are welcome.

When: Saturday, Aug. 21, 9 a.m. to noon

Entry to the lot begins at 8:30 a.m.

Where: Messiah Evangelical Lutheran Church

1013 East Lawn Avenue, Urbana

More info: Call the church office at 653-4110 with questions.

Information from Messiah Lutheran Church.

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