New church donates backpacks

DOWNEY - Life Church, a newly-established church in Downey, recently made a donation to the TLC Family Resource Center to benefit needy students.Church member Alicia Edquist contacted the center and said the church wanted to help children in the community. Church members were asked to donate a backpack and school supplies at a recent Sunday service. The turnout was "amazing" as 100 backpacks were donated to the TLC Center, along with school supplies. TLC is a program of the Downey Unified School District that offers a variety of social services to local children. For more information, call (562) 904-3577.

********** Published: September 13, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 22