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PreSchoolers Greeted with Backpacks and Supplies on First Day at CFNC

Senator Adam Ebbin, Mayor Allison Silberberg and CFNC Executive Director Lisa Carter distributed newly-donated backpacks and supplies to students on first day of school. (Photo: Wayne Hulehan)

The Child & Family Network (CFNC) had an exciting first day of school this year when they were able to give out backpacks and supplies to the students on the first day of school. Senator Adam Ebbin and Mayor Allison Silberberg were on hand to greet children and teachers.

Mayor Allison Silberberg and happy student display new backpack at CFNC Preschool. (Photo: Wayne Hulehan)

CFNC was started in 1984 by a group of mothers living in a public housing community after they learned that 17 of their children failed kindergarten. From that modest beginning, CFNC has continuously grown both the reach and depths of its programs in response to community need. CFNC currently serves 138 children and their families in 8 preschool classrooms in Alexandria.

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