School Supply Drive for SES

The Sewanee Civic Association is inviting individuals, local groups and businesses to help collect donations of elementary school supplies. The National Retail Federation said families with children in elementary through high school plan to spend an average of $870 on school supplies.
Items Sewanee Elementary students need for the school year include four packs of 24 count Crayola Crayons, 10 count of washable Crayola Classic Color markers, Elmer’s school glue, Elmer’s glue sticks, tissues, Fiskars pointed scissors, Ticonderoga No. 2 pencils, a box of colored pencils, yellow highlighters, disinfecting wipes, and black dry erase markers.
This is where you can help. Collect school supplies and then deliver them to the bins at Sewanee Elementary School July 15–18. SES is located at 206 University Ave. Donations are also accepted at Taylor’s Mercantile, 10 University Ave., Sewanee
There is also an Amazon Wish List from the Sewanee Community Chest for those who want to order school supplies. These will be delivered to Sewanee Elementary School. The Amazon link is available for ordering now at The address will be listed as Kerstin Beavers, Sewanee Community Chest, Sewanee, TN 37375.
Sewanee Elementary will oversee the distribution of the available donations to those who need it on Friday, July 19, from 4–6 p.m.
This event is part of the Sewanee Civic Association Treasures for the Chest initiative, a campaign to help promote community-wide service of giving time, support and donations.

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