Thursday, July 5, 2012

Van Buren County School Supply and Backpack Drive

SIEDA, Van Buren County Child Abuse Prevention Council and the Van Buren County Post Offices are holding a school supply drive for the annual SAFE and Healthy kids fair. They will be accepting donations from Monday, July 9, 2012 to Thursday, July 20, 2012. If you would like to donate school supplies to the kids fair you can drop them off at the SIEDA resource center in Keosauqua, Van Buren County Hospital, local banks or your local post office by July 20th 2012. For a list of supplies needed you may contact Donna at 319-293-3722.

BACKPACKS ARE ALSO NEEDED!!– if you would like to donate a youth backpack for the kids fair contact Donna at the number above or drop them off at Community 1st Bank, Libertyville Savings Bank, State Central Bank or Farmers & Traders Bank by July 20th!  They will also be accepting school supplies this year!

Please consider helping a child in need get a good start back to school this year! The school supplies and backpacks that are collected will be given to Van Buren County children at the Safe and Healthy Kids Fair to be held at the Roberts Memorial Building on August 2, 2012 from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm. This event promotes the many resources we have available to the children of Van Buren County. If you have any questions or would like to volunteer please call 319-293-7157.

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