Bartell Drugs, World Vision collecting school supplies

Bartell Drugs and World Vision have launched the 7th Annual "School Tools for Kids in Need" program to collect school supplies for students.

The supplies will be given to Puget Sound area teachers whose students qualify for free or reduced-price lunch programs.

Supplies will be collected at all Bartell Drugs locations in King, Pierce and Snohomish counties.

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; and C Leonard erasers.

The Seattle Storm will be helping to raise awareness of the program at a "Back-to-School Night" game August 21. Bartell Drugs and World Vision will be on hand collecting school supplies.

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