Time to donate school supplies with Operation Backpack

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LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - Operation Backpack is underway!

It may be hot outside, but school does start in just over a month's time.

And WILX, along with St. Vincent Catholic Charities wants to collect backpacks and other school items for kids in need.

You can help reach the goal of 1,000 donated backpacks stuffed with school supplies by participating in this event.

Backpacks and school supplies can be dropped off from now until August 13.

And all items donated are tax deductible.

Items Needed:
New backpacks
Notebooks and 3-ring binders
Lined notebook paper
Pocket Folders
Colored Pencils
Pencils and Pens
Pencil Cases, Erasers, Sharpeners
Glue and Glue Sticks

These items can be dropped off at WILX on 500 American Road in Lansing.
St. Vincent Catholic Charities 2800 Willow St.

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK Corporate Office: 3400 Belle Chase Way Lansing: 1200 Keystone Ave.

Capital Area District Libraries Downtown: 401 S. Capitol Ave. South Lansing: 3500 S. Cedar St.
Haslett: 1590 Franklin St.
Mason: 145 W. Ash St.
Okemos: 4321 Okemos Rd.

Capitol National Bank Lansing: 200 N. Washington Sq.
Okemos: 4792 Marsh Rd.

Co-chairs and sponsors of Operation Backpack are:
Two Men & A Truck Executive Chairman Brig Sorber
Delta Dental COO Goran Jurkovic
Capital Area District LIbraries
Buffalo Wild Wings
Capitol National Bank

For more information, contact Rhonda Abood, Outreach and Event Coordinator, at (517) 323-4734 Ext. 1205 or email at aboodr@stvcc.org.