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Donations needed for school supplies give away

| July 9, 2014

COSHOCTON – It’s hard to believe but school is just around the corner….and it is time again for the Women of Witness Helping Hands School Supply Drive.

School is scheduled to begin Wednesday, Aug. 20 for city and county students. Women of Witness Coshocton is now accepting school supplies or donations to help it purchase supplies to assist families in preparing their children for back to school.

The group will not take calls to reserve supply bags this year. The bags with supplies will be distributed from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, at New Life Ministries Church on South Seventh Street, opposite the main entrance to the fairgrounds.

WOW Coshocton has purchased all the bags in advance so it is not in need of book bags. The group is planning on packing 750 bags this year and is making an appeal to the community to help it out with supplies or a donation to purchase supplies.

Supplies that are needed include: Number two pencils, ruled index cards, pencil top and pink erasers, crayons – 16 and 24 count, scissors -rounded and pointed, colored pencils, rulers, blue/black pens, hi-liters, glue sticks, small plastic pencil boxes, one subject spiral notebooks – wide and college ruled, small packs of loose leaf notebook paper -wide and college ruled. Cash donations can be mailed to: Women of Witness Coshocton, P.O. Box 742, Coshocton, OH 43812. Supply donations can be placed in the collection box at WOW office at 305 Main St.

Kathy Littleton, Ohio state coordinator of Moms in Prayer, has committed to be at the Helping Hands School Supply give away to provide information and support to mothers interested in starting a moms prayer group for their school children. If you have any questions about supply bag pickup or Moms in Prayer, feel free to contact the office at 622-3797.



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