Sturla to host fifth annual Back to School Giveaway Saturday, Aug. 20

LANCASTER, Aug 4 – State Rep. Mike Sturla, D-Lancaster, will hold his fifth annual Back to School Giveaway from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20 at the Lancaster Recreation Center, 525 Fairview Ave.

Sturla welcomes parents of students in kindergarten through fifth grade to stop by LancasterRec for a free backpack filled with school supplies to prepare children for their upcoming school year.

Students must be in attendance to receive a backpack and accompanied by an adult. Backpacks will include: pencils, erasers, glue sticks, boxes of crayons, rulers, child-safe scissors, spiral-bound notebooks, two pocket folders and three-ring binders.

Lunch will be provided and there will be activities for children, including face painting and music. Information on state programs and services for children will also be available.

Those interested in volunteering or making a donation of backpacks or school supplies to the event should contact Mena Rodriguez in Sturla’s Lancaster office at 717-295-3157 as soon as possible.

Media coverage is invited.

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