Supplies sought for local schoolchildren

November 09, 2003|by

November is National Education Month, and My Bank! First United Bank & Trust is supporting local schools by providing signage and drop-off locations for the school supplies that local children need.

Donations being sought include:

  • Dry-erase boards, markers and erasers

  • Folders with two pockets

  • Tempra paint in primary colors

  • Paintbrushes with thick handles

  • Beanbag chairs

  • Compressed air for computer labs

  • Bookends

  • Animal puppets

  • Yellow, blue and orange highlighters

  • Permanent and erasable felt-tip markers

  • Blank flashcards

  • Blank, lined sentence strips

  • Construction paper

  • Stickers

  • Binder clips

  • Clear push pins

  • Velcro

  • Magnetic tape

  • Shoelaces (as long as possible, black)

  • Ink pads (washable, purple)

  • Glue sticks

  • Play-Doh

  • Masking tape

  • 3/4-inch invisible tape

  • Pencils

  • Crayons

  • Small sponges

  • Resealable sandwich bags

  • Adhesive bandages

  • Thermometer covers

  • 13-gallon drawstring garbage bags

You can drop these supplies off at any of the following locations:

  • South Berkeley office,

    U.S. 11 and W.Va. 51, Inwood, W.Va.

  • South Foxcroft office,

    980 Foxcroft Ave., Martinsburg, W.Va.

  • Potomac office,

    U.S. 11 and Grade Road, Falling Waters, W.Va.

  • Martinsburg office,

    100 S. Queen St., Martinsburg

  • Martin's Foxcroft office, 901 Foxcroft Ave., Martinsburg

Book donations also are being accepted. A list is available at any of the drop-off locations.

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