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Altrusa delivers supplies to Chaves County schools

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Valley View Elementary students received 35 backpacks filled with school supplies from Altrusa International of Roswell, NM, Inc. (Submitted Photo)

Altrusa International of Roswell, NM, Inc. help local school children kick-off the school year with new school supplies! In partnership with WalMart, Altrusa held a school supply drive on July 13th. Thanks to the overwhelming response of donors that day, Altrusa was able to fill 70 backpacks with school supplies. Missouri Avenue Elementary School and Valley View Elementary School received 35 backpacks each. Members of Altrusa also delivered new school supplies to schools in Dexter, Hagerman and Lake Arthur. This is the third year that Altrusa has collected school supplies and backpacks for school children in Chaves County.

For more information about programs that are available to Chaves County businesses and residents, check out the Altrusa Facebook page at Altrusa International of Roswell, NM, Inc. or #AltrusaRoswellNM.

Boxes of supplies donated. (Submitted Photo)
Altrusan Lori Ordonez, pictured right, delivers school supplies and backpacks to LeeAnn Sandoval, guidance counselor for the Dexter Little Demons. (Submitted Photo)
Backpacks that were donated. (Submitted Photo)
Missouri Avenue Elementary students received 35 backpacks filled with school supplies from Altrusa International of Roswell, NM, Inc. (Submitted Photo)