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Collecting school supplies for area children

Web posted August 5, 2014
The Emily, Outing, Fifty Lakes, Little Pine, Ross Lake, and Fairfield Area Food Shelf is once again collecting school supplies for the area children that are served through the Food Shelf.

Typical supplies that are needed are:
Backpacks, Wide line spiral notebook and narrow lined notebooks, 3 and 5 subject notebooks, #2 pencils and mechanical pencils, pink & white erasers, small pencil sharpeners, Eraser tops, Black/blue/red pens, Crayons, Washable Colored Markers both regular and dry erase markers, and black sharpies, Skinny colored markers, Highlighters, Colored Pencils, Scissors, Glue Sticks & glue bottles, Rulers-inches and centimeters, Reams of computer paper, Kleenex, Ziploc bags – large and small, Plastic Pencil boxes, Book covers, Cheap Head phones, Pocketed Folders, different colors, Plastic pocketed notebooks with center clasps, Scotch tape, Loose-leaf notebook paper wide & narrow, Calculators – scientific and regular, Pocket dictionary and Thesaurus, Composition notebooks, Bottle of correction fluid, 1inch – 3 ring binders, Subject dividers, Stapler & remover, Protractor.

Monetary donations would also be accepted and used towards the purchase of these items; please indicate that the donation is to be used for back to school supplies.

The items collected will be distributed to the children through the Emily-Outing Fifty Lakes Area Food Shelf.

If you have questions or you have school supplies to donate, please contact food shelf director, Nancy Moritz at 763-3097. Monetary donations may be sent to: Emily Emergency Food Shelf, 42145 Birchwood Drive, Emily, MN 56447.

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