School Tools drive
SALISBURY — Communities in Schools of Rowan County will continue its School Tools Drive through Aug. 20.
The drive works each year to collect essential school supplies in various locations throughout Rowan County.
Donations of book bags, filler paper, binders, pencils, crayons, rulers, wire-bound notebooks, composition books, crayons and colored pencils will be given to children in need of supplies.
Participating businesses and organizations include Belk, F&M Bank, First Bank, SunTrust Bank, Smart Start Rowan, Trinity Living Center, Trinity Oaks, Rufty-Holmes Senior Center, Church Women United, Rowan County Literacy Council, First Presbyterian Church, Salisbury city offices, Novant Health, Food Lion Corporate offices and Freightliner.
Supplies can also be dropped off at the Communities in Schools office in the Gateway Building, 204 E. Innes St.
The Postal Service will conduct a schools supply collection on Aug. 19. School supplies can left at residential mailboxes to be picked up by postal carriers.
Contact Ron Turbyfill, executive director of Communities in Schools, to arrange pickup of collected supplies at 704-797-0210 or email@example.com.
Communities in Schools of Rowan County is a member agency of United Way of Rowan County.
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