From The Heart to host school supply giveaway

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From the Heart’s backpack giveaway will move from the Hamilton High School gym to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Anza for a drive-thru event due to the coronavirus pandemic. Anza Valley Outlook/Courtesy photo
Not even a pandemic can prevent the annual From the Heart backpack giveaway from taking place in Anza. The event supplies local schoolchildren with new backpacks, shoes, socks and school supplies. The free drive-up event will be held Saturday, Aug. 15, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 39075 Contraras Road, in Anza from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. From The Heart Christian Women’s Ministries held rummage sales and fundraising events, accepted donations and planned for weeks to ensure that the children would have new things to begin the school year. At this time, Hemet Unified School District schools are deploying online distance learning, but the children still need pens, paper, crayons and art supplies and a backpack in which to stash it all. Event organizer Christina
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