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Free School Physical and Back Pack

South County Health Department Offices in the Fairfax County Government Center on Richmond Highway in Alexandria

This outreach ministry is coming soon and you can be a part of it in many different ways and times. This will be the 17th year we have worked together to provide the needed school physical examinations to uninsured preschool through 6th grade children who will enter our county schools for the first time. Through your generosity we will be able to give each one a backpack of school supplies and also distribute school supplies to ECHO, Garfield, Crestwood and Lynbrook schools and two local family centers.
Combining the Springfield and the South County Physicals, this year the examinations will be held at the South County Health Department Offices in the Fairfax County Government Center on Richmond Highway in Alexandria. Children will receive dental and vision screening and other services not available at the smaller Springfield location.
When and how can you volunteer?
  • Wed.   Aug. 2,    7:30 pm     Backpack stuffing
  • Thurs.  Aug. 3,   1:00  pm    Pack up additional supplies
  • Fri. Aug. 4,  1:30  pm  Take backpacks to So. County Health Dept.                              
  •  Sat.  Aug. 5,  7:40 am  Help where needed at physicals
  • Sat.     Aug. 5,  2:00 ish  Return extra backpacks to St. Christopher's Church in the Fellowship Hall
  • Sun.   Aug, 6, after 10 am service- Move  boxed supplies going to ECHO and schools to Fellowship Hall
  • Week of Aug 7, Pick Up Anytime in the Church Fellowship Hall and deliver boxes of supplies to ECHO, the schools and centers . The Education Building will be closed for maintenance. Please do not enter the Education Building 
How else can you help?  Donate school supplies (pick up a list) or funds for their purchase. Please stop at the table in the Fellowship Hall to sign up and pick up supply list! For more information contact Lynn Knox -703-451-6450, hdkeak@msn.com 
This ministry is an important way we can spread Christ's love to people who need our help in our community. How do you want to be a part of that?