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Back to School: Morongo Band Outfits 800 Low-Income Kids With Shoes, Stuffed Backpacks


Thanks to the Morongo Tribe and a golf tournament, 800 low-income children are fully kitted out with new shoes, plus backpacks of school supplies to jump-start their semester in the fall.

“Morongo wants every child to start the new school year ready to learn, grow and succeed in the classroom,” said Morongo Tribal Council Member Damon Sandoval in an August 6 statement announcing the annual donation. “It's wonderful to see the excitement in the kids’ faces and to know that the tournament has helped relieve some of the financial stresses facing local families.”



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