Local church helps families prepare for the school year

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OKLAHOMA CITY-- Parents know getting prepared for the school year is not an easy task.

Between trips to the store and visiting the doctor, it takes plenty of time and money.

But People's Church at 800 East Britton Road, took on the task to make that process a little easier for parents and give a little hope at the same time.

A Day of Hope bring hundreds of volunteers together to lend their time and talents to helping children get prepared for the school year.

It is a one stop shop for all things back to school, including haircuts, immunizations, physicals, eye exams, and school supplies for children grades kindergarten through 5th.

Pastor Herbert Cooper said the best part is knowing they are helping people, "I think the most rewarding part is just to see parents and kids smiling."

Participating parent Priscilla Seagrove  said she and her boys "just feel really grateful and blessed" to have such an event in their community.