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The Road Home Shelter: Kids in need get new school supplies

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Paul Fraughton | Salt Lake Tribune Skyler Coulten-Slaten, age 7, reaches into a large box filled with pencils as he fills his bag with school supplies. He was one of the 150 school aged children living at The Road Home Shelter who received back to school items thanks to the Apple Tree Program, a four week campaign by the shelter to collect new clothing and school supplies. Apple Trees with paper apples attached, featuring specific children's needs, were set up at various business in the area and participants bought items for their chosen child. Monday, August 20, 2012

The Salt Lake Tribune

First published Aug 20 2012 10:07PM
Updated Aug 21, 2012 09:49AM

150 schoolchildren living at The Road Home Shelter received back-to-school items thanks to the Apple Tree Program, a four-week campaign by the shelter to collect new clothing and school supplies. Apple trees with paper apples attached, featuring specific children’s needs, were set up at various businesses in the area and participants bought items for their chosen child.

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