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School Supply Cupboard for Flooding Victims Opens Today

The Orchard Hill school supply cupboard will open today for victims of the recent flooding in North Canton

Families who were affected by the July 19 heavy rains and subsequent flooding can pick up school supplies at today until 4:30 p.m.

Second grade teacher and school supply cupboard organizer said the school is open for first-grade orientation right now, and those affected families who are in need of a little extra help can come pick up the supplies they need.

Oryszak put out a , asking for school supplies for students from grade school through high school.

"We collected quite a nice assortment," she told North Canton Patch today.

What's not taken today will be placed in the school's office and families can stop in to take items when they can.

Teachers also will announce the free school supplies during Parent Night Aug. 30 and 31, Oryszak said.

She said she was pleased with the amount of supplies brought in. It was slow moving at first, but people kept bringing in supplies through Monday.

"Yesterday somebody came in with five brown grocery bags just packed," she said.

Patricia Davis August 23, 2011 at 02:03 PM
It is a good thing that Orchard Hill and Sue Oryszak are doing!

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