Supplies for a Bright School Year


DECATUR- More than 2,000 backpacks were distributed to the families in Macon County.
YMCA'S fifth annual Back Pack Attack and Kids Fest brought out  eager students and their parents in the area to enjoy carnival games, a bounce house and much more all while getting the supplies needed to succeed.
Event Coordinator Sarah Hoban said, "It is average that school supplies costs about $100.00 per child, $100.00 is a lot of money especially if you have a big family."
Passing out book bags with supplies and a few surprises in them  students received confidence in a bag.
7th grader Rakya Phillips said, "I get angry birds folders which I really like and I can draw it so yeah that what I like about it."
With help from community sponsors the Decatur Y's  Back Pack Attack continues to help meet  a need in the area. 

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