The Lakewood youth program Help to Others is getting some help from others.
In this case, from organic foods market .
The market recently donated a half-dozen boxes of “green” school supplies to H20, the Lakewood collaboration between the city’s Department of Human Services, Division of Youth and the .
According to a press release, Nature’s Bin donated its remaining stock of school supplies from its back-to-school inventory.
The list of donations includes notebooks, paper, graph paper, folders, index cards and journals made from recycled paper and sugar cane plants.
Mary Johnson, assistant executive director at Nature’s Bin, said in the statement that the store is pleased to help.
“School supplies are a necessity for education and can sometimes be a financial burden to families,” she said. “We hope this donation provides assistance to those students in need.”
Emmie Hutchison, coordinator at H2O, said in the statement that the donation will provide a “wonderful boost” to the program’s efforts.
“Our organization collects supplies every year during the summer and we are so pleased to replenish the donations mid-year,” she said.