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Bus full for children in need of supplies

July 27, 2005

Albany- As teachers are out purchasing their supplies, many families in Southwest Georgia can't afford the supplies their children need to begin the school year.

That's why Clear Channel Radio Stations have "Stuff the Bus." The fundraiser collects all kinds of school supplies for needy families, from crayons to pencil boxes. The donations are going to Even Start to be distributed to children who need them.

"Because typically, it's going to cost you between $30 and $50 per child for school supplies and that is just beyond their means," said Sandy Bamford, director of Even Start.

Even Start serves about 35 families who have pre-kindergarten and school-aged children.

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