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Over 550 disadvantaged New Jersey school children from kindergarten through fifth grade finished their back to school shopping when they received free school supplies on Sunday.

The underprivileged kids filled B’Nai Shalom Synagogue in West Orange to pick out clothes, school supplies and person care products. The giveaway was sponsored by the National Council of Jewish Women of Essex County.

Supplies such as notebooks and backpacks, a complete outfit (shirt, pants, and underclothes), sneakers, winter jacket, gloves, scarf, hat, toothbrush, toothpaste, shampoo and many other items were collected by the children.

This was the fifth year organization hosted the free back to school store.

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