YAKIMA, Wash.-- The
Yakima school district is joining forces with credit unions in the area to
provide school supplies to students who need them.
students, teachers and credit union representatives met at Ridgeview Elementary
School to drop off school supplies for students who may not have everything
they need for the school year.
program is now in its 22nd year, and teachers say the efforts don't
just really appreciate the community stepping up and helping out kids out, we
have the best kids in the world, so we think Yakima school district is blessed
to have this opportunity with the credit unions," said Ridgeview Elementary
School Principal, K.C. Mitchell.
year, 5,000 folders were filled with paper, pencils, rulers and notepads for
kids who need them.
The supplies will be taken to all the elementary schools in the district
and will be distributed to students who need them.