The Salvation Army has launched its annual effort to collect backpacks and school supplies for kids in needs.
Items can be dropped off at all three TD Canada Trust locations (400 Victoria St., 5224 Domano Blvd, and Pine Centre Mall), participating Starbucks (College Heights, Spruceland, 15th and Central and Pine Centre Mall), the Yellow School Bus in Pine Centre Mall or at The Salvation Army located at 777 Ospika Blvd S.
Suggested school supply items include pens, duotangs, pencils, erasers, packs of lined paper, rulers, binders, highlighters, white out, glue sticks, geometry sets, calculators, blunt scissors, Crayons and markers.
Or make a financial donation by either coming by the Salvation Army, or calling in a credit card donation to 250-564-4000
Registration for families in need is set for Tues., Aug. 28 and Tues., Sept. 4 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Distribution will take place Mon., Sept. 10.