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Soup Kitchen Seeking Older Student Backpack Donations

Students in Nashua are gearing up for school again. For some families, making sure their children have all the supplies they need to succeed a struggle.

The Nashua Soup Kitchen and Shelter is attempting to ease that burden by reaching 2,200 kids in need of backpacks and supplies this year – and you can help! The Soup Kitchen needs 300 more new 6th-12th grader backpacks for its “Backpacks for Back to School” distribution program this week. They’ve already supplied 500 backpacks filled with new school supplies to thrilled children – on just the first day!

Other items they still need:

bottled glue


dry erase markers


You can drop off donations at the Soup Kitchen, 2 Quincy Street on Tuesday or Wednesday between 7am-6pm.

Did you know? The Soup Kitchen regularly services almost 5,000 children from newborns to 18 year olds.

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