Local residents who would like to make sure all Barrow County school children have supplies for the new school year may drop off donated items this week in a school bus parked in front of Holly Hill Mall off West Athens Street. Donations are being accepted from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. each day through Friday, July 26.
The needed items include new book bags, calculators, college-ruled paper, wide-ruled paper, spiral notebooks, three-ring binders, markers, crayons, pocket folders, glue sticks, scissors, rulers, pencils, pens, pencil sharpeners, erasers and dictionaries. Students who reside in Barrow County are eligible to pick up the donated supplies from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, July 30, at the Barrow Leisure Services Center, 82 Maynard St. The distribution is sponsored by Barrow County Family Connection/Communities in Schools Inc.
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