Supply drive seeks to help 900 DeKalb students

A collection drive in DeKalb County is trying to provide school supplies to 900 low-income students before next school year starts.

The DeKalb County Department of Family and Children Services is looking for book bags, notebook paper, pencils, pens, calculators, rulers, binders, glue sticks, tissue, crayons and highlighters in the coming weeks, according to DeKalb County Commissioner Larry Johnson.

Donations can be made by contacting Johnnie Carey at 404-370-5493 or

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