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NGRREC collecting back-to-school donations now through Aug. 10

The National Great Rivers Research and Education Center is hosting a Back-to-School supplies drive during an upcoming Local Legislator Neighbor Nights event, Tuesday, Aug. 8.

In conjunction with the event, back-to-school items are being collected from now until Thursday, Aug. 10 for the Oasis Women’s Center in Alton.

List of supplies needed:

  • Back packs
  • Lunch boxes
  • Crayola Crayons, 24 count
  • Pencil Box
  • 5-star composition notebooks
  • Eraser(s)
  • Box(es) of Kleenex Facial Tissues
  • Hand Sanitizer, bottle(s)
  • EXPO Dry Erase Markers
  • Elmer’s Glue Stick
  • Headphones
  • Fiskars Scissors
  • Sharpie Highlighters
  • Pocket Folders
  • 3-Ring Binder(s)
  • #2 Pencils
  • Pencil sharpener(s)

“We’re excited to facilitate this school supply drive to ensure children have what they need to be successful at school,” Environmental Educator Erica Doerr said.

Contact Doerr for more information on where to drop off supplies.

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