Back to School Readiness Fair
Thomas Edison State University
Thomas Edison State University and Mercer Street Friends hosted a Back-to-School Readiness Fair on Saturday, Aug. 6, at 315 W. State St. in Trenton. During the event, backpacks, school supplies and food bags were distributed. Furthermore, with the help local organizations such as Henry J. Austin and Zufall Health, event staff provided vaccinations, physicals, and dental screenings and treatment. Walmart provided eyeglass cleanings and adjustments while United Way of Mercer County provided information on FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) assistance, tax preparation and more. Additional partners include the New Jersey Department of Health and Human Services; New Jersey Department of Children and Families; Trenton Health Team; and Success Unisex Salon.