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United Way Kicks off 15th School Supply Drive

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It may only be July but back to school season is just around the corner and school supply's are already on store shelves.

For the 15th year, the United Way of Cass-Clay is hosting it's school supply drive. Last year they helped 4,599 students from 53 schools and community organizations get a brand new back pack and set of supplies.

The United Way has again set a goal of helping at-least 4,500 students this year but they need your help.

School Supplies needed include: (*denotes supplies most needed)

  • New backpacks*
  • Pencil pouches*
  • Scissors*
  • 1" 3-ring binders*
  • Erasers & pens
  • 2-pcket folders
  • Notebooks (college & wide rules)
  • Loose leaf paper

Monetary donations are also accepted and can be mailed to: UWCC PO Box 1609 Fargo, ND 58107

The items listed above can be dropped off at the following locations starting Monday:

  • West Acres Shopping Center (3902 13th Ave S, Fargo)
  • Gate City Bank (All Locations)
  • Moorhead Center Mall (510 Center Ave, Moorhead)
  • Wal-Mart (All Locations)
  • First International Bank and Trust (All Locations)
  • Great North Insurance Services (675 13th Ave E, Ste 101, West Fargo)
  • United Way of Cass-Clay (219 7th St S, Fargo)

Once all supplies are gathered they'll be brought to the Fargodome for distribution. Families in need can receive supplies on two dates.

  1. Saturday, August 10 from 8-11:30am at the Fargodome  
  2. Tuesday, August 13th from 4-7pm at the Fargodome

Any child attending K-12 school in Cass & Clay Counties is eligible to receive a backpack and supplies. Just bring a form of ID to the Fargodome

For more information or to volunteer for the school supply drive visit: www.unitedwaycassclay.org

 

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