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Back to School Supply Drive

(Toledo News Now) -

Partners of Community Track 11 and McDonalds are working together to help youth begin the school year on equal footing with their peers by providing backpacks and school supplies. School supplies can be a big expense, adding financial strain for families who may already be struggling to budget their regular monthly expenses.

 Here's how you can help:  Now through July 26th,  give the gift of education by providing basic school supplies, such as a brand-new or gently used backpack, pencils, notebooks, glue, crayons, a ruler, and more. Your gift can last a lifetime, providing a child not only with basic learning tools, but also with the added confidence he or she needs to be successful in school.
Drop off school supplies at one of the following locations:

•    Area Mcdonalds Restaurants
•    WTOL 11 Studios
•    Specific Kroger Locations
•    Value City Furniture Locations
•    Yark Automotive Locations
o    Yark Subaru
      6141 W. Central Ave
      Toledo, OH 43615
o    Yark Nissan
      5957 West Central Ave
      Toledo, OH 43615
o    Yark Fiat
      6000 W. Central Ave.
      Toledo, OH 43615
o    Yark BMW
      6055 W Central Ave
      Toledo, OH 43615-1803
o    Yark Chevrolet
      9830 State Route 64
      Whitehouse, OH 43571
o    Yark Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram
      6019 West Central Avenue
      Toledo, OH 43615

Supplies in particular demand this year include:

•    Gently Used or New Backpacks (large and small, no company logos)
•    Spiral notebooks
•    Composition books
•    1"-2" 3-ring binders
•    College and wide ruled lined paper
•    #2 pencils
•    Handheld pencil sharpeners
•    Black and blue pens
•    Pocket folders (with and without brad fasteners)
•    Graph paper
•    Colored pencils
•    Markers
•    Crayons
•    3x5 note cards
•    Fine tipped permanent pens
•    Protractor and compass sets
•    Glue and glue sticks
•    12" rulers
•    Scissors
•    Red correcting pencils
•    USB drives
•    Erasers
•    Highlighters
•    Calculators

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