Once again the Tools for School program, which provides free school supplies to students who need help in Fayette County only, is under way.
The first step is to receive donations from individuals, churches, businesses, clubs and others. Gifts of money enable the purchase of exactly what the teachers indicate their students need.
Those who wish to donate supplies, may contact First Presbyterian Church in Vandalia, 283-0927, to see what is needed.
Last year, more than 650 young people began their academic year with necessary school supplies from the Tools for School program.
Contributions may be sent to Tools for School, 1221 W. Fillmore, Vandalia, Ill. 62471. This program is coordinated by the mission committee of First Presbyterian Church, chaired by Joelyn Collins.
To volunteer to assist when supplies are distributed, Aug. 14-17, call the church office to schedule times.