This August, families will hit the stores for back-to-school shopping—which these days is not an inexpensive outing. “Even though the lake area is fairly affluent, there are still families in need,” says Lisa Floeter, family advocate for the Western Communities Action Network (WeCAN). WeCAN collects extra supplies for their annual Ready to Learn program, where children in need can receive supplies for free. “We help families stretch their budgets,” Floeter says.Visit wecan-help.org to find a donation spot near you and put that extra box of crayons to good use
WeCAN’s School Supply Drive Helps Lake-area Families in Need
WeCAN’s annual school supply drive helps local kids and families in need.