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City of Gaithersburg Hosts School Supply Drive

Donations Sought through August 31

 

Gaithersburg, MD (July 30, 2018)  The City of Gaithersburg Educational Enrichment Committee is working with the Gaithersburg Youth Club and Student Union and other local businesses and organizations to collect much-needed school supplies that will be donated to area educators. The supplies will be made available to local school staff at the City’s annual Principal/Counselor/PTA Appreciation Breakfast on September 27.

 

The collection is going on now through August 31, 2018. Educators have identified these items as being most in need:

  • 2” Binders
  • Highlighters & markers
  • Folders
  • Glue sticks
  • Scissors
  • Crayons
  • White/color card stock
  • Pencils
  • Index cards
  • Tape & tape dispensers
  • Construction paper
  • Earbuds and/or headphones for Chromebooks
  • Post-it Notes
  • Boxes of tissue
  • Hand soap & sanitizer
  • Clorox wipes
  • Composition books
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Donations can be dropped off at the Olde Towne Youth Center, 301 Teachers Way, weekdays from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. or at the Activity Center at Bohrer Park, 506 South Frederick Avenue, weekdays from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sundays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

The Gaithersburg Youth Club provides safe, well-supervised and fun activities for participating middle school students during off-school hours. The City of Gaithersburg Student Union offers fitness and sports activities, art and music, field trips and more to students in grades 9 – 12. Community service is integral to both clubs.

 

For more information please contact the Olde Towne Youth Center at yc-oldetowne@gaithersburgmd.gov, 301-258-6440 or visit www.gaithersburgmd.gov.