The Florence Elks Lodge #314 recently delivered 52 pairs of shoes, 6 bags of socks, 8 pair of shoe strings and 6 packs of kids underwear to Kelly Elementary. School items including tissues, baby wipes, Expo dry erase markers and Clorox wipes were also delivered through the Backpack Program that is funded in part from the lodge’s Promise Grant.
The lodge also delivered 30 pair of shoes, 6 bags of socks, 6 pair of shoe strings, and $200 of nonperishable food items to A M Yealey Elementary, as well as 30 pair of shoes, 6 bags of socks, 6 pair of shoe strings, and $200 of nonperishable food items to Goodridge Elementary.
All this was made possible thanks to the $1,500 BPOE 150th Anniversary grant. Pictured are Grant Coordinator Maranda Hill (right) with Family Resource Coordinator Shelley Hoxmeier from Kelly Elementary.