UCPH accepting donations for backpack distribution

BUCKHANNON — The Parish House Annual Backpacks and School Supply distribution is quickly approaching! They will pack/fill the backpacks during the first week of August. They will distribute the second week of August - the distribution schedule is:

• Monday, August 8 at Parish House from 2 to 7 p.m.

• Tuesday, August 9 and Wednesday, August 10 at Parish House from 2 to 5 p.m.

• Thursday, August 11 in Rock Cave (tentatively) from 4 to 7 p.m., location TBD

The organization is preparing 900 backpacks this year - lots of supplies are needed by the end of July (see full list below). Please help us spread the word - donations of supplies or funds are greatly appreciated.

Backpack and School Supply Giveaway – General Needs List

• Backpacks for Elementary – 15 inch or larger (especially those with characters on them)

• Larger backpacks for Middle School and High School – 17 inch or larger

• Packs of markers

• Safety scissors for elementary students

• Packs of 24 count Crayola crayons

• Highlighters

• Packs of wide-ruled loose leaf filler paper

• Packs of college-ruled loose leaf filler paper

• Pink eraser blocks (rectangles, not small pencil top erasers)

• Glue sticks

• Single subject notebooks

• Pocket folders

• Pencil sharpeners

• Pencils

• Pens

• Blank index cards (note cards)

• Toothbrush

• Toothpaste

• Hand sanitizer

• Hair brush and comb

• Deodorant


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