Gearing up for school
Coventry - posted Jul, 31 2013
COVENTRY- Coventry Youth Services is busy getting ready to help students "gear up for school." Through the Youth Services "Gearing Up to Learn" program, backpacks, school supplies and gift cards are available to Coventry families who meet income guidelines. The supply is limited, and will be distributed on a first come, first serve basis. Parents must call 860-742-5324 to make an appointment with the Youth Services coordinator. Distribution dates are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 20, 21 and 22. All scheduled appointments will take place at the Human Services Department, in Coventry Town Hall. No walk-ins will be accepted. Each eligible student entering Kindergarten through Grade 12 will receive a gift card to purchase school shoes as well as socks. Students can choose from the selection of backpacks available in the Human Services office.