Local school supply giveaway helps hundreds of students

Local school supply giveaway helps hundreds of students
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Hundreds of students are a little more prepared for classes to begin, thanks to a school supply giveaway at The General Store Tuesday afternoon.

The store, along with the West Central Community Center, gave away thousands of dollars worth of supplies.

Parents say it’s a big help to have one less expense to worry about.

“It really helps a lot,” said parent Miranda Ward. “It’ll save money that I can use to pay my power bill or rent.”

The supplies were handed out on a first come, first serve basis.

Spokane Public Schools’ first day of classes is next Thursday.