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Back to school: School supplies give-away in Rockdale and Clayton Counties

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Getting your kids back to school is exciting, but it can also be stressful. One of the biggest stress factors can be financially if you just can't afford to buy clothes and supplies for your child. There are many organizations this year who are helping families in need of school supplies. Higher Family Achievement is hosting their Bi-Annual Back-to-school blast School Supply Give-away. On Saturday, August 17, 2013 Higher Family Achievement, will be holding its annual Back-to-School Blast from 10:00am at 737 Veterans Pkwy Suite 500 Jonesboro Ga, 30238. There will be a second give-away taking place on Sunday, August 25, 2013 at the J.P. Carr Community Center, 981 Taylor St. Conyers,Ga. 30012. All you have to do is register as a family to attend and the child or children must be present to receive the school supplies.

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To register your family click on the county link of your choice below:

Rockdale County and Surrounding Areas Please register here:

Clayton County and Surrounding Areas Please Register online at:

"Higher Family Achievement is collecting school supplies for disadvantaged students. Families in the community can donate supplies for those in need. Families in need of school supplies are encouraged to attend. This is a community and family event. For more information about this event and other community outreach events please visit Higher Family Achievement's website at and select Our Programs! or email"

The Higher Family Achievement agency is a non-profit organization who views family as a unit. They are adamant about improving underprivileged and challenged families. They also provide parents with the skills necessary to become employable by educating them through ESOL programs and GED programs.




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