With the new school year beginning, increased expenses for impose additional hard ship for needy families in Montreal. In order to help them, Sun Youth held its annual school supply giveaway from August14th to August 16th. The distribution was aimed at families already registered with the organization. 1000 school bags filled with school supplies Sun Youth received as donations were distributed Montreal underprivileged families but at least 1000 more families are on the organization’s waiting list. Sun Youth encourages, individuals, groups and companies to continue collecting and donating school supplies to the organization. Donations can be brough in to Sun Youth’s Service Center located at 6700, Park Avenue, Suite 100 – H2V 4H9.A list of Sun Youth’s most wanted school supplies items is also available on the organization’s website
For last week’s giveaway, Sun Youth was able to count on the presence of volunteers from Manulife Financialand Budge Studios, who handed out the school supplies with the Sun Youth team, and on the generous donations of school supplies from the companies Paysafeand San Mar Canada. In the next few days Sun Youth will also be distributing school suppy bags directly to schools in underprivileged areas as part of the Montreal Child Policy.