SAC school supply drop off with students and teachers behind boxes
Theresa Grigger (third from right) and other members of the Staff Advisory Council dropped boxes of supplies off to Cleveland schools at the start of the new school year.

Make donations for the Back-to-School Supply Drive by Aug. 16

The eighth annual Back-to-School Supply Drive, hosted by the Staff Advisory Council’s Community Service Committee, is collecting donations. The drive will end Thursday, Aug. 16.

Last year, the drive gathered 62 boxes of back-to-school supplies, the most ever collected, for three Cleveland Metropolitan School District schools: Daniel E. Morgan Elementary School, Mary Bethune PreK-8 and Michael R. White STEM School.

The following supplies will be accepted through the drive:

  • Art paint brushes
  • No. 2 pencils
  • Large, pink erasers
  • Laddie pencils
  • Blue, black and red pens
  • Colored pencils
  • Crayons
  • Markers
  • Construction paper
  • Spiral and composition notebooks
  • Notebook dividers with pockets
  • Copy paper
  • 1.5- or 1-inch three-ring binders
  • Folders with or without pockets
  • Compasses
  • Protractors
  • Rulers
  • Glue sticks
  • Scissors
  • Scientific calculators
  • Flash drives
  • Wide- and college-ruled notebook paper

Cash donations also will be accepted.

Supplies can be dropped off at the following locations:

  • Beth Jones, Adelbert Hall, Room 409 (x4460)
  • Theresa Grigger, Crawford Hall, Room 532 (x5887)
  • Laura Weber Smith, Dively Building (x6403)
  • Melanie Prestage, White Building, Room 312 (x4230)
  • Heidi McKee, School of Dental Medicine, Room 1250 (x1374)
  • Brinn Omabegho, Wood Building, Room W200 (x3915)
  • Mandy Carte, Cedar Avenue Service Center, second floor (x 2595)
  • Kathy Shafer, Cleveland Hearing and Speech Center, Room 421 (x0792)