The Rho Kappa Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity in Gwinnett County hopes to collect $2,000 in school supplies for local students during its “Alphas for Achievement Cookout.”
The event will be held from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. July 22 at Rhodes Jordan Park, 100 E Crogan St., in Lawrenceville.
The fraternity is asking people to drop by the cookout and donate supplies for students in the Discovery cluster.
Needed supplies include notebook paper, pens, pencils, pocket folders, one-subject notebooks, crayons/markers, and erasers.
According to a recent study by the National Center for Education Statistics, 94 percent of teachers say they have spent some of their own money on school supplies without reimbursement.
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