Youngsters Get Geared Up With School Supplies

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) -Community Action Inc geared students up with basic school supplies at Highland Park High School this afternoon.

Backpacks and grade appropriate supplies were provided to kids belonging to income eligible households heading into Kindergarten through the12th grade.

The event fueled the kids excitement to get back into the classroom.

Director Of Community Services, John Homlish said, "The purpose is to make sure these children show up to school with the basic supplies to get them started and thats our goal, so they start school on the right foot."

The Back To School Fair at Highland Park High School marked community action inc's twenty first year preparing youngsters for the upcoming school year.

For more information on community action events visit their website