Through Friday, July 27, The Shepherd's Staff "Back-to-School" Program will be providing free school essentials to Carroll County students in need, Head Start through High School. Only Carroll County students are eligible and must be registered by parent/guardian. School location is required. Items include school supplies, new backpack, and new shoes, as well as new/nearly new school clothing and new or used books. Registration is Monday, Tuesday and Friday: 10 a.m.-2p.m. and Thursday: 3 p.m.-7 p.m. Register at The Shepherd's Staff, 30 Carroll St., Westminster.
Also, in July and August, The Shepherd's Staff's "Back-to-School" Program is seeking donations of school essentials for the upcoming school year for Carroll County students in need. School supplies, new backpacks, monetary donations to purchase new shoes, new/nearly new school clothing, and new or used books are being accepted now through Aug. 24. Special Need for new or gently used Back-to-School Clothing 2T-5T. Donations can be dropped off at The Shepherd's Staff, 30 Carroll St., Monday, Tuesday and Friday: 10 a.m.-2p.m. and Thursday: 3 p.m.-7 p.m. For a list of school supplies needed, contact The Shepherd's Staff at 410-857-5944 or email your request to email@example.com.