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School supply drive seeks donations


School supply drive flyerAn effort is under way to collect school supplies that will be distributed to needy children within the Gresham-Barlow School District as they return to school this fall.

The coordinated effort is a partnership between the Gresham Barlow Education Foundation, Maid Brigade, Resolutions, All About Automotive and Gresham Sanitary Service.

The top needed items are binders, notebook paper, dividers, pens and pencils, pencil sharpeners, glue sticks, composition notebooks and thumb drives.

Other needed items include calculators, colored markers, colored pencils, backpacks, tissues, disinfectant wipes, hand sanitizer, copy paper and spiral notebooks.

Donation sites are at:

• All About Automotive in downtown Gresham

• Gresham Family chiropractic

• Gresham Ford

• U.S. Bank (Powell Branch)

• UPS Brown Store (on Hogan)

• Key Bank (Troutdale and Gresham Mall branches)

• Riverview Bank (Gresham branch)

• Cascade Athletic Club (both Gresham locations)

• Origins Coffee, Tea and Desserts

• Burns Feed Store

Donations by check may be made payable to GBEF (Gresham Barlow Education Foundation), P.O. Box 3406, Gresham, OR., 97030.

For more information, call the foundation at 503-766-0008 or Karen Johnston at 503-465-2926.