On Saturday August 8th, The Cooperative Ministry, The Columbia Housing Authority and The City of Columbia will host a School Supply Drive at Finlay Park. School aged children from Richland School Districts one and two that attend the event will receive FREE school supplies, backpacks and more!
Entertainment, snacks and other give away items will also be provided. Businesses and organizations will be present to offer information on local services.
In SC, 44% of families with children under age 18 experience poverty, this event will assist children start the school year with proper supplies.
For more information on how to donate, volunteer and have a table for your organization please contact The Cooperative Ministry at 803-799-3853 ext. 115 or 312.
From the Nurse:
Attention all parents:
Medications are not kept in the health room over the summer. Please pick up all over-the-counter and prescription medications (inhalers, Epi-pens, other prescription medications) from the health room by Friday June 5th (Friday) at 12 noon. Any medications left after 12 noon will be discarded.