Our friends at AFC Urgent Care are collecting backpacks and school supplies for Norwalk children in need of financial assistance. They are participating with the Community Prevention Task Force, a program of the Human Services Council in support of the Tenant Association in Norwalk.

The items they are collecting include:  backpacks, pens, pencils, erasers, crayons, rulers, highlighters, notebooks, folders pencil cases and calculators. Donations can be brought to AFC Urgent Care at 607 Main Ave. (near the DMV), just over the Wilton town line in Norwalk.

The deadline is Aug. 2.