The Sunlight Missionary Baptist Church, Love Thy Neighborhood Foundation and Future Scholars Daycare & After School in the City of Newark sponsored a Bookbag School Supplies Distribution for Newark students on August 31.

The event was also be co-sponsored by New Jersey Assemblywoman Shanique Speight of the 29th Legislative District, Bishop Andre Speight and Tammy Holloway; Newark based community activist.

“As our Newark students prepare to go back to school, it’s important to help out our families especially during a national health pandemic. We will be giving out free bookbags, and school supplies to help ease the burden on our parents.” – New Jersey Assemblywoman Shanique Speight

“I encourage all Newark families to come out as we are looking forward to helping our students gear up for the upcoming school year.” – Bishop Andre Speight

“Every student in the City of Newark deserves the proper school supplies as they enter the new school year. Over the past year, our Newark family has stayed strong and I’m proud to give back to ensure all of our students in our city have the tools they need to succeed.” – Tammy Haloway

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