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“Back to School Blessing” hosted at Skagit Valley College Aug. 19

Aug 17, 2023

Black to School Blessing, Saturday, August 19

Skagit Valley College is partnering with local churches and community service organizations to host the “Back to School Blessing” event this Saturday, Aug. 19.

More than twenty local booths will be present. The event will be held from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. at Tollefson Plaza on the Mount Vernon campus. Entrance to the event will be on College Way on the east side of campus next to McIntyre Hall.

This free event will offer resources to children grades K-12 for the upcoming school year at no cost. Free resources available at the event include backpacks, haircuts, clothing, activities, prizes, hotdog lunch, and access to local booths. Children are required to be present in order to receive resources.

Resource booths at the event

Mount Vernon Fire Department; Northwest Barber Academy; Triumph Teen Life Center; Boys and Girls Club of Skagit County; OIC of Washington; Mount Vernon City Library; Bethany Covenant Church; New Life at the Well; Skagit Valley Blessings; Olive Crest USA; Child Evangelism Fellowship Inc.; Inspire Development Centers; IOS Workforce Agricultural Workers; Catholic Community Services Farmworkers Clothing; Mt Baker School Folklore Club; Reverie BBQ

The event is sponsored yearly by local Christian churches and community service organizations in Skagit Valley.

To learn more about the “Back to School Blessing” event, contact Skagit Valley Blessings, at [email protected].

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