Salvation Army to supply Tennessee Valley students for the school year


School classroom supplies (WHNT News 19 file)

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – The Salvation Army of Huntsville/Madison County is stocking up for students in the area. Organizers are hosting their annual school supply drive now through July 25 from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

Those who would like to donate may drop supplies off at three locations: The Salvation Army Office and The Huntsville Family Store both on Oakwood Avenue, or the Madison Family Store located on Hughes Road.

Here is a full list of the items the Salvation Army is accepting:

  • book bags (no wheels, please)
  • scientific calculator (Texas Instruments or ACT)
  • flash drive 2 GB
  • writing paper (2nd grade Zaner-Bloser)
  • 1st grade handwriting paper
  • construction paper
  • copy paper (white and colors)
  • card stock (white and colors)
  • yellow #2 pencils
  • ticonderoga pencils pk of 24/my first ticonderoga
  • mechanical pencils
  • primary pencils
  • colored pencils
  • black sharpies
  • pencil sharpeners
  • pencil erasers (cap and large rubber)
  • clear pencil boxes
  • School box
  • pencil bags (zippered) 3-holed to fit in binder
  • art supply storage/boxes
  • pens
  • pens, red
  • rulers cm/inch
  • graph paper
  • scissors (pointed and blunt tipped)
  • tape
  • notebooks
  • wide ruled notebook paper
  • one & five subject spiral notebook wide ruled
  • folders
  • plastic pocket folders with brads (yellow, blue, red)
  • 3-ring binders (various thicknesses)
  • 3-hole notebook paperwide ruled
  • 3 ring trapper keeper notebook
  • composition notebooks
  • 3×5 index cards
  • highlighters
  • fine point markers
  • sheet protectors
  • play dough
  • post-it notes
  • ear buds/head phones
  • Elmer’s glue
  • glue sticks
  • markers/crayola washable
  • dry erase markers and eraser
  • crayons (box of 8 and 24)
  • paper towels
  • liquid anti-bacterial soap
  • liquid hand sanitizer
  • disinfectant wipes and spray
  • all-purpose cleaning spray
  • baby wipes
  • facial tissue
  • band aids
  • quart/gallon sized ziplock bags
  • sandwich bags
  • brown lunch bags
  • rest mats
  • package of 3 tennis balls
  • new white T-shirts

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