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AHC Kicks Off Backpack Drive

AHC Backpack Drive (courtesy AHC)AHC, an Arlington-based affordable housing developer, has launched its annual fundraising drive to buy backpacks and school supplies low-income children.

The drive, launched this week, is targeting at the low- to very low-income elementary school students who live in AHC’s affordable housing units in the county. AHC accepts cash donations starting at $18, which is how much it costs for a backpack filled with school supplies.

“Our goal is to make sure each and every child shows up to elementary school with the tools they need to succeed,” AHC stated in a press release.

The AHC says 100 percent of donations go to the children who receive the backpacks. Donors can donate for one backpack or up to 20 at once, and can set up monthly donations.

Photo via AHC

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