Local ministry to hold "Back to School" drive for returning students

PHILADELPHIA, PA (WTXF) - A local ministry is organizing a Back to School Drive, geared to supply returning students with necessities for the classroom.

CHOSEN 300 serves the homeless and needy by providing meals, nourishment, and other services to those in Philadelphia and around the world.

The event will take place  Saturday, August 13, starting at  1p.m. through 4.pm.at 3959 Lancaster Ave.

If you would like to support the cause, donations can be dropped off at above address on Monday, Wednesday and Fridays between 5 p.m. through 8p.m.

The organization is accepting: 
Book bags
Lunch bags
Note books
Binders
Pencils
Pens
Crayons
Markers
Highlighters
Rulers
Calculators
Pencil cases
Folders
Textbooks

This event is open to the public, rain or shine! Programming for this event will include music, face painting, free food, and dancing.

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