Backpacks for South Richmond

During August, the WMU will sponsor our Annual Backpack drive for students in South Richmond. As in years past, families and individuals are encouraged to  fill a new backpack with one of each of the following items:

  • One 1 1/2—2 inch three ring binder and divider tabs
  • Four black and white composition notebooks
  • One or two packs of wide-ruled loose leaf paper
  • One 3 or 5 subject spiral notebooks
  • Two one subject notebooks
  • Five to eight No.2 pencils
  • Five to eight black or blue pens
  • A Christian themed bookmark or similar item

Other optional items that can be collected but should not be put in the backpacks include colored pencils, highlighters, erasers, metal scissors, rulers, tissues, quart or gallon zip lock bags, red pens, washable markers, protractors and compasses, blank CDs fol, ders with pockets, 3x5 index cards, small pencil sharpeners, watercolor paint kits, and pencil boxes.

These items will be collected outside the Sunday School office beginning in August and concluding Sunday, August 23.  For more information and to learn about other optional items for donation, contact Dotty Shepard.