Salvation Army to distribute school supplies, seeks donations
If any organization would like to donate school supplies or make a monetary donation toward this project, contact Captain Jeff Curran at the Salvation Army, Brainerd, at 218-829-1120.
BRAINERD — The Salvation Army will be distributing backpacks and school supplies this year.
People may sign up to get a backpack with school supplies for children starting now.
Sign up by phone by calling 218-829-1120 or come by in person at The Salvation Army, 208 S. Fifth St., Brainerd. Distribution of school supplies will be 10 a.m. to noon and 1-4 p.m. Aug. 22-24.
If any organization would like to donate school supplies or make a monetary donation toward this project, contact Capt. Jeff Curran at the Salvation Army, Brainerd, at 218-829-1120.
People are asked to drop off supplies at The Salvation Army by Aug. 20 so there’s time to sort and fill backpacks.
Volunteers are appreciated to help sort and distribute. Call 218-829-1120 to make arrangements to have donations picked up.
Items needed include:
- Backpacks for kindergarten through 12th grade students.
- Glue sticks.
- 24 count crayons.
- No. 2 pencils.
- Colored pencils.
- Large erasers.
- Washable markers.
- Pens (red, blue and black ink).
- Spiral notebooks, both college and wide ruled.
- Dry erase markers.
- Notebook paper, both college and wide ruled.
- Pocket folders, solid colors (plastic preferred).
- 3-ring binders, 1-inch.
- Pocket folders with prongs (plastic preferred).