Registration for the Back 2 School program is due in July

Graphic courtesy of the United Way of Bay CountyRegistration for the Helen Wirt Lee Back 2 School Clothing/Backpack Program is open through Fri., July 14.

The program, created by a partnership between the United Way of Bay County and the Youth Advisory Council of the Bay Area Community Foundation, provides clothing, backpacks, and school supplies to children who meet income guidelines.

The program is open to children in pre-school through 12th grade.

Each child receives one long-sleeve and one short-sleeve shirt; pants; undergarments and socks; shoes; a backpack filled with school supplies; and a uniform (if needed.)

Back-to-school shopping can create a financial strain for many families, especially those in the ALICE population (Asset Limited Income Constrained Employed) or foster care.

Click here to learn more about the need in Bay County.

Click here to apply for the program.

Applications for Back 2 School are due Fri., July 14. If you have questions, call (989) 893-7508.

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