Bartells collecting school supplies for needy children

Now through August 29 Bartells is teaming up with World Vision to collect school supplies for needy children. All donations in the “School Tools for Kids in Need” drive go to World Vision’s local Storehouses to benefit children and schools in King, Snohomish and Pierce counties.

From the press release:

This three-week school supply drive is especially important as 58,000 local children could begin the school year without the basic school supplies needed to succeed. Basic Needs List suggestions found in Bartell’s “School Aisles” include:

* Acme Rulers
* Dixon #2 Pencils
* Bic Cristal or Round Stic Ink Pens — 10 pack. Blue or Black
* Elmer’s Glue — Glue-All or School Glue/4 oz. bottles
* 3M Scotch Scissors for Kids
* Avery Glue Stic/2 pack — Acid-free, photo-safe, permanent, washable
* Pentel Hi-Polymer Erasers — 3 pack
* Avery Poly Binders — 1/2″ or 1″ sizes
* Prang Crayons — 24ct
* Avery Hi-Liter Markers — Yellow or Pink
* C Leonard Erasers

You can purchase school supplies at any of the Bartells locations. The Bartells in Mountlake Terrace is located in Cedar Plaza at 44th Ave W and 228th St. SW.

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