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School supply drive at Owens Community College

PERRYSBURG, OH (Toledo News Now) -

Owens Community College's Alumni Association is reaching out to area children in need of school supplies by holding a month long "Backpack to the Future" School Supply Drive.

Items collected will benefit low-income kindergarten-age children throughout northwest Ohio.

Toledo News Now's Amanda St. Hilaire was at Owens Community College on Your Morning to find out how the community can help.

Among the charitable items that will be accepted as part of the school supply drive are gently-used or new backpacks, crayons, markers, bottles of glue, glue sticks, colored pencils, pencils, pink erasers, school boxes, pocket folders, marbled covered composition books and Kleenex tissues.

Here is a list of locations holding the "Backpack to the Future" School Supply Drive:

  • Books-A-Million bookstores, 2105 Levis Commons Blvd.
  • The Town Center at Levis Commons in Perrysburg and 1800 Tiffin Ave.
  • Findlay Village Mall in Findlay
  • 9 Directions Credit Union branches 5121 Whiteford Rd. in Sylvania, 3000 Tremainsville Rd. in Toledo, 3321 Briarfield Blvd. in Maumee, 4150 Brockway Dr. in Perrysburg, 3312 Dustin Rd.in Oregon, 2533 S. Reynolds Rd.in Toledo,3450 Central Ave. Suite 128 in Toledo, 27427 Crossroads Pkwy. in Rossford and 1 Owens Corning Pkwy. in Toledo;
  • 2 Great Lakes Credit Union branches 5823 Monroe St.in Sylvania and 580 Craig Dr. in Perrysburg
  • 5 Genoa Bank branches 801 Main St. in Genoa, 3201 Navarre Ave. in Oregon, 703 Conant St. in Maumee, 24950 W. State Route 51 in Millbury and 9920 Old U.S. 20 in Rossford.

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