The Salvation Army, Richmond Hill is anticipating supporting around 250 students this year as schools re-open after the long lockdown.
Items needed are:
- Backpacks from JK through Gr 12 (greatest need is large size for gr 7-grade 12)
- Lunch boxes & pencil cases
- Pencils & pens & colouring pencils
- Erasers & rulers
- Glue sticks & scissors
- Lined paper & dividers
- Highlighters & Calculators
- Math sets & graph paper
These school items or monetary donations can be dropped off at 588 Edward Ave, unit 29, Richmond Hill, Monday to Friday, 9am -12 noon.
Distribution is August 23 to September 3. If you''re a bit late dropping things off, that's okay!
Mary Halbert, from the Richmond Hill Salvation Army office talked to Connecting the Community on August 10th, and told the group about the Salvation Army and this Back to School Supplies Campaign. Please listen HERE.