Uniforms for Kids, a program of St. Vincent dePaul Society will distribute uniforms to needy students in Head Start and pre-k through eighth grades in West Baton Rouge public schools. Distribution will be at Port Allen Elementary on Friday, July 28, from 9 a.m. to noon and 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
To qualify, one must show proof of need (living at or below the federal guidelines for poverty). To apply, the following is needed: Parent or guardian’s picture ID, children’s original Social Security card and family proof of income (ex: payroll check stub, food stamps or free lunch documentation). Organizations, churches or individuals wishing to make a monetary contribution to the program can do so by sending donation to St. Vincent DePaul, PO Box 127, Baton Rouge, LA 70821.
Checks should be made to Uniforms for Kids with a notation of West Baton Rouge. All contributions stay in the parish. For more information, call Julie Millard at (225) 749-8260.