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How Gainesville schools' resource fair seeks to address student needs
District officials work to link families to services available
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Joyce Allen, right of the National Alliance on Mental Health, chats with Vickie Waddell and daughter Jennifer, 7, Friday, Aug. 3, 2018 at the Gainesville Middle School open house and resource fair. The fair brings multiple agencies, churches and other community groups together at one site and also hands out some school supplies for students. - photo by Scott Rogers
School, nonprofit and community leaders have often said Gainesville is a resource-rich community when it comes to the availability of services for low-income families.