LUPE held a “Back to School” fair today to provide local Mercedes residents with free school supplies, information about financial aid for college, the chance to sign up for self-defense classes as well as the option of getting a free blood-sugar test.
*The first table with LUPE’s newsletter, membership information, and other useful pamphlets on college:
*A line forms for the second table, which was giving out information on college affordability and financial aid:
*Hiladgo County’s Sheriff sits at the third table to talk safety and self defense classes with folks:
*Representatives from Richard’s Pharmacy conduct voluntary blood-sugar testing for free:
*A LUPE volunteer hands out bags of school supplies to the children and parents:
*School supplies in hand, these students are ready for a successful school year!!
*Some of the lovely volunteers with LUPE Organizer, Maria Gomez (middle) who made this event possible:
*Future college students and community leaders:
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