Hate to even have to talk like this, but we're in the descent of summer 2021. It's almost gone! With summer moving on out, the 2021-2022 school year is moving on in.

It's almost time to go back-to-school shopping. Can you believe it? We've officially reached that point in the summer where we've got to look forward to what's coming next. For most of us, that's putting our kids back on the school bus with new clothes, a backpack full of notebooks, pencils, pens, etc., and a fully stocked lunchbox.

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What about the kids that won't have any of that on their first day of school this year? The sad truth is that a lot of kids right here in our own neighborhoods won't start the new school year off on the right foot without our help. One bank based in Cumberland County realizes that fact and is asking for your help in the form of back-to-school supplies for the kids who wouldn't get them otherwise.

Newfield National Bank has multiple branches throughout Cumberland and Gloucester counties. They're asking for school supply donations that will go to various school districts throughout the South Jersey region to help prep kids for the 2021-2022 school year. Think highlighters, pens, pencils, backpacks, notebooks, crayons, markers, glue, etc. If there's one suggestion not always though of when purchasing school supplies for donation, it's definitely backpacks and lunchboxes. Oh, and binders! Can't forget the binders!

You can also help contribute to local schools by donating cleaning supplies and tissues. Newfield National Banks all across the two counties will be collecting back-to-school items through September. To find out how and where to drop off your donation(s), click HERE.

Source: NJ.com

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