Tools for School Drive collecting school supplies for area kids in need
CHARLESTON, WV (WCHS/WVAH) —
You have a chance to help make sure some very deserving kids get off to a great start this school year.
WCHS FOX11 and BrickStreet Insurance are teaming up to present the 2017 Tools for School, a two-week school supply drive to help children in need. ZMM Architects & Engineers and Catholic Charities West Virginia also are sponsoring the effort.
We are challenging all teams, organizations, businesses and schools to donate and to challenge their peers to do so. An assortment of school supplies is being sought, including backpacks, pencils, pens, loose leaf paper, spiral notebooks, art supplies, rulers, binder clips, folders and highlighters.
From Monday, July 17, to Friday, July 28, donations will be accepted at the following locations during business hours:
- WCHS-FOX11 Studios in Charleston and Huntington
- BrickStreet Insurance in Charleston
- All Putnam County libraries
- Catholic Charities WV accepting donations at any of its affiliated churches through Sunday, July 30
In addition, during the second week of the drive, WCHS/FOX11 will be live at the following parking lot locations where donations may be made at our school bus:
Monday, July 24: Live from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Huntington Mall.
Wednesday, July 26: Live from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Liberty Square in Teays Valley.
Friday, July 28: Live from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Walmart in South Charleston.