The Listening and Learning Children’s Library Team has started their annual “Fill a Backpack” drive for the 2018-19 school year.

“Our goal is to help the children feel completely prepared for the 2018-19 school year. Your support would be so greatly appreciated and will help bring a smile and success to the heart of a child,” said Deport officials. 

For the 2015-16 school year, 25 kids were able to benefit from this drive. The 2016-17 school year, 75 kids benefitted. This year they are looking at helping more than 125 students.

Drop off is through Aug. 8.

Drop off any school supplies for any age at the following locations:

The Grove, 143  S. Main St. Paris, Texas
The Children’s Library, 165 Main St. Deport, Texas
Rent-A-Center 2060 Lamar Ave. Paris, Texas

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