ASSEMBLYWOMAN YOUNG KIM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 21, 2015
CONTACT: Bryan Shroyer, (916) 319-2065
Assemblywoman Young Kim and Community Partners “Stuff the Bus” with School Supplies for Orange County Students
ANAHEIM –Assemblywoman Young Kim (R-Fullerton) and community partners stuffed a school bus with more than $11,000 worth of school supplies to benefit underprivileged students in the Anaheim and Stanton areas today. Members of the community came out to donate pens, paper, backpacks, notebooks, crayons, tissues, rulers, and other basic supplies needed to help students and families who struggle to provide them.
“Every child deserves a quality education to help them reach their academic potential. Stuff the Bus is a grassroots effort that will help get basic school supplies in the hands of students and families who need them most,” said Kim as she and the community partners made the presentation of the donations at CM School Supply in Anaheim.
The supplies will be directed to students in Anaheim and Stanton. Nearly 90 percent of students in the school districts covering these areas receive free or reduced lunch, indicating greater need.
“Giving Children Hope is thrilled to partner with Assemblywoman Kim and community sponsors,” said Christine Sanchez, Director of Community Programs for Giving Children Hope. “The Stuff the Bus Drive makes a difference for our students and is another example of our community’s ongoing commitment to support Anaheim and Stanton schools.”
Other community supporters include Giving Children Hope; City of Stanton; St Jude; Orange County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce; Grace Community Service; Vietnamese American Chamber of Commerce; Disneyland Resort; St. Irenaeus Catholic Church; American Textile Recycling Services; Durham Transportation; and Livingstone CDC.
Kim represents the 65th Assembly District, which includes the communities of Anaheim, Buena Park, Cypress, Fullerton, La Palma, and Stanton.
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