Back to School Assistance signup taking place this week

ABERDEEN, S.D. ( – The Salvation Army, in partnership with New Life Fellowship and the Aberdeen Mall, is currently conducting its Back to School Assistance program.

Signup takes place all this week. Kathy, a case worker at Salvation Army, talked about the event.

Registration takes place this week from 9 to 11 a.m., and 2 to 4 p.m.

People wanting to help should look for tags at the mall starting next week to help with shoes for the program.

There are certain limitations with the program, but the goal to is help as many kids as possible.

She said it’s exciting to have a program to help meet the needs of students who are less fortunate than others.