School Supply Drive Puts More Than 650 Backpacks in Area Children's Hands

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You helped us collect more than 650 fully stocked Elementary/Middle School backpacks and Head Start/Kindergarten Craft Bags!

 

Thank you to the 40 volunteers who gave 150 hours packing and sorting and to the following organizations and their employees who helped us make this happen:

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Drop off sites:

  • Asheville Savings Bank  
  • YMCA branches

 

Donations (financial, school supplies and dental care):

  • Amcor Flexibles
  • Asheville Paralegal Association
  • Asheville Radio Group
  • Cane Creek Cycling
  • Dixon Hughes
  • Dr. Gillespie
  • Dr. Knollman
  • Dr. Hoskins
  • Dr. Pence
  • Dr. Miller  
  • Eaton Corp
  • Festiva
  • First Citizens Bank
  • Mission Health
  • Montford Neighborhood Association
  • NTCA
  • Office Environments
  • United Way
  • Wells Fargo 
  • WNCCHS Dentistry
  • and many, many individuals...