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Josh Christoffers looks over backpacks Wednesday at Target in Willmar. A confessed school supplies devotee, Christoffers was considering an upgrade before he goes back to college. For some local families, backpacks and other school supplies are additions to the list of things they just can't afford right now. However, the United Way's latest campaign looks to offer them a helping hand. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

United Way Stuff the Bus drive will provide school supplies for local families who are in need

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Jennifer Bestland looked over a list of items a fourth-grader and kindergartner need to head back to school.

Son Shaun, 5, sat in a bright red Target cart Wednesday afternoon and pointed at everything he wanted, which was, well, everything.

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Shaun is excited to be starting kindergarten next month at Bert Raney Elementary School in Granite Falls.

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Linda Vanderwerf

I cover education issues for the West Central Tribune and have worked for the paper since 1995. I have worked in journalism since 1981.

Follow me on Twitter: @lindavanderwerf

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