The Alton Branch of the NAACP will host the 20th Annual "Back To School/Stay In School" Event. They are working in partnership with the Alton School District as well as many other community organizations. Alton School District Assistant Superintendent Kristie Baumgartner tells The Big Z they could still use some help.
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The event will take place on Saturday August 8th at 10am. The event provides free backpacks and school supplies to nearly 1,000 youth from grade levels K-12. Donations can still be picked up by NAACP of Alton Branch President James Gray and he can be reached at 304-7655.