The city is sponsoring a School Supply Drive from Aug. 9 to Aug. 18 to benefit Hollywood Elementary School, Paint Branch Elementary School, Martin Luther King Middle School and Buck Lodge. Contributions of new supplies should be taken to two drop-off locations:
College Park City Hall, 4500 Knox Road (behind the Smoothie King) Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. or Saturday from 1 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Davis Hall, 9217 51st Ave., Monday-Friday from 7 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.
In addition to packs of standard #2 pencils, colored pencils, blue and black pens, glue sticks, yellow highlighters, etc., items such as boxes of facial tissues, hand soaps and sanitizers, paper towels and reams of white copy paper are requested. A full list of supplies is posted on the city's website. All items should be new, in original packaging.
For additional information, please contact Councilmember Denise Mitchell at (240) 413-9911.