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School Supply Drive
Altrusa International, Inc. of Waynesville and the Haywood Rotary Club team up to spearhead a drive to collect school supplies for needy children in Haywood County public schools every year on tax-free weekend. Residents are asked to pick up extra supplies as they shop during the tax-free weekend for back to school purchases.
All supplies and funds collected are distributed by the Haywood County Schools Foundation to students in need by the start of the school year.
Saturday Aug 3rd, 2013
(Tax Free Weekend)
10 am - 5 pm
2012: The staff at the Haywood county schools have specifically requested the following supplies:
Single Subject Notebooks, Black/White (marble) bound composition notebooks, Backpacks for all ages (NOT JUST ELEMENTARY), 1 inch 3 ring notebooks/white with Clear View Pocket on Outside, 3 inch 3 ring notebooks, Folders with clasps, Glue Sticks (NOT ELMERS GLUE), Notebook paper, Pencils, Black Pens (NO BLUE), Red Pens, Folders with pockets, Round Tip Scissors, Kindergarten Nap Mats, Highlighters, Colored Pencils, Pencil Pouches, Cap/Big Erasers and Clorox Wipes.
2012 Supply Drive Update:
Jeanne Naber reports that drive collected 7 carts of school supplies and $845 which were delivered to the Haywood County Schools Foundation for distribution to the schools
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