Madison Rotarians met with other local volunteers to fill backpacks with school supplies for area school children. Rotarians pictured above are Dennis Sanders, Cynthia Curtis, Kimberly Hardee, Debbie Overcash and Paula Cushman.
Every August, we gather at Rainbow Elementary School to participate in the SS Kids Project, which provides backpacks filled with school supplies for local underprivileged school children. Begun in 1993 by Rotarian Gail LeCroy, this project generally provides new school supplies for 325-375 children in approximately 14 local schools. These backpacks are distributed to the students at the start of the school year. SS Kids is funded by local inter-denominational churches.
Thanks to the SS Kids program, local school children who might not otherwise be able to afford school supplies will be going back to school with a new backpack filled with everything they need to start the new year. Along with other community volunteers, Madison Rotarians met at the Rainbow Elementary School cafeteria to help assemble these backpacks. We thank our own, Gail LeCroy, for founding this program over 20 years ago and for […]
Along with other church and community volunteers, Rotarians met at Rainbow Elementary School to help assemble back packs for area school children. SS Kids was started over twenty years ago by Rotarian Gail LeCroy (pictured above back row, center) to provide school supplies for underprivileged children. SS Kids is funded by local inter-denominational churches.