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ACTC to provide school supplies to low-income families

ACTC to provide school supplies to low-income families

The Assistance Center of Towson Churches and Valley Baptist Church will give students from low-income families a chance to obtain school supplies free of charge from 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 20 at Valley Baptist Church, 1401 York Road, in Lutherville.

Last year, 76 students came to the event to pick up donated supplies in an experience that is similar to back-to-school shopping, according to the center's executive director, Cathy Burgess.

"Remember how exciting it was to pick up school supplies?" Burgess said.

Last year, the students who participated in the program, which has been dubbed the Back to School event, experienced that excitement, she...

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