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Act Together Ministries Hosts 'Tools 4 School' Event

It's the fourth year the ministry has helped local foster children and children from low-income families go back to school with all the supplies they need.

Act Together Ministries in North Fulton is partnering with Christ the Shepherd Lutheran Church in Alpharetta and The Vine Community Church in Cumming to help prepare local foster children and children from low-income families for the new school year.

During this “Tools 4 School” event, children will receive school supplies, haircuts and medical and dental screenings to help them start the new school year off right on August 5. The kids will bring their school supply lists to “shop” in a special school supply store set up with donations from the community.

For this store the ministry needs donations of school supplies including: backpacks, pencils, calculators, pens, notebooks, pencil boxes, rulers, markers, erasers and more. They'll take supplies through the end of July, says Spokesperson Leslie Dunn.

School Supply Drop-Off Locations

DeKalb Neighbor 
5483-A - Chamblee Dunwoody Road, Dunwoody, Georgia 30338

Northside Neighbor - 5290 Roswell Rd., N.W. Suite M, Atlanta, Georgia 30342

- 10930 Crabapple Road, Suite 9, Roswell, Georgia, 30075

Christ the Shepherd - 4655 Webb Bridge Road, Alpharetta, GA 30005

Act Together Ministries is a children’s charity in Alpharetta. Act Together serves children in distress, specifically foster children, children from low-income families and children in single parent homes. Programs and services are open to families throughout the north metro Atlanta area.

Christ the Shepherd is a Lutheran church in Alpharetta. It is a congregation of the Missouri Synod. The vision of CTS is to reach up to God, in to one another, and out to the world that God so loves.

The Vine Community Church in Cumming is a local congregation of the Presbyterian Church in America. The vision at The Vine is loving God through worship; loving each other through small groups; and loving the community through serving.

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