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Tools for School

News 18 is again proud to support the Salvation Army in Lafayette for the Annual Tools For School program.Thanks to our sponsors and the generosity of the community, we helped raise thousands of items for more than 1,000 students.

Collection will begin on July 10 and end on July 21.

Using the list below, you can make donations of those items at drop boxes at sponsor's locations.

Distribution of supplies will be provided by the Salvation Army on Saturday, July 29th, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at LARA Lafayette Adult Resource Academy at 1100 Elizabeth Street, Lafayette, Indiana 47904.

Tools for School Supply List

New Backpacks & Gently Used Clothing for Students of All Ages
Lafayette 2nd & 3rd grade tablets
Plain pocket folder, (no prongs)
Spiral notebooks – wide & college rule
Quart & Gallon plastic bags w/zip top
Lafayette primary paper tablets
Ear buds for IPads
Pedigree pink erasers
Highlighter markers (yellow, pink, green)
Hand sanitizer & disinfecting wipes
Colored pencils - 12 & 24 count
Washable markers
Black, Blue, Red Pens
Plastic two pocket folders
Black, Expo dry erase markers
Crayola brand crayons (24 count only)
School glue
Notebook filler paper-wide/college rule
Glue sticks
Ball point pens, (not retractable)
Composition notebooks
Two pocket folders with prongs
Index cards – white - 3”x5”
1” - 3-ring binders
Zippered pencil pouches
#2 Pencils – Dixon Ticonderoga
School boxes (8 ½ x 5 ¼ x 2 ¼)