WISCASSET – Feed Our Scholars and Parents In Education will hold a Set for Success event Aug. 11 from 1-3 p.m. at Wiscasset Elementary School. As part of the event, Feed Our Scholars is seeking monetary donations of school supply donations. 

All Wiscasset Elementary students, Pre-K to Grade 5, as well as the private school and home-schooled children of those ages that would have gone to the school, are welcome to attend and receive special backpack to fill with required school supplies for their particular class’s needs for starting the new school year.   

The event will offer haircuts by local stylists and barbers, informational tables full of social safety net resources, face painting, a children’s clothing boutique care of St. Philip’s Bargain Basement, with other possibilities still being firmed up. Also in attendance will be many school staff and teachers to meet and greet incoming students, helping to start the new year in an upbeat manner.  

Big Al’s, Ames Supply, the Wiscasset Community Center, St. Philip’s Church, and the First Congregational Church will host donation boxes and lists of school supplies needed.  One can also go to the Feed Our Scholars Facebook page for a listing. 

Monetary donations can be sent to St. Philip’s Church with Feed Our Scholars Set For Success on the memo line and send it to St. Philip’s Church, 12 Hodge St., Wiscasset, 04578. 

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