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From 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m on Saturday, Aug. 8, Family Assistance Ministries will host a school supplies giveaway event for students of all ages who cannot afford to buy school essentials.

FAM is hoping to serve more than 700 people, according to a press release. Items that are most needed for children grades kindergarten through 12 include backpacks, which are usually the first to run out, pencils, spiral notebooks, calculators and rulers. Others items include pens, crayons, lunchboxes, paper, dividers and erasers.

If you cannot come by this week or for more information on the event, visit or call 949.492.8477 for more information. The FAM Resource Center is located at 1030 Calle Negocio. Items are needed by Tuesday.

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