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Volunteers and church members Sheila and her mother Earnestine McClain help out at the 11th annual Brother's Keeper community outreach project.

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Church Outfits 1,000 Children

11th annual Brother’s Keeper event reaches out to underserved students.

In an effort to give back to the community, the historic Alfred Street Baptist Church distributed new backpacks, school supplies and clothing to hundreds of Alexandria schoolchildren on Saturday, July 27. The church’s 11th annual Brother’s Keeper outreach project welcomed an estimated 500 underserved children and their families who registered in advance for the event. Items also will be delivered to some area schools and shelters for another 500 children.

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