School Supply Drive Underway
Staples in Prince George has partnered with the Salvation Army for the annual Backpack and School Supply Drive. The drive is meant to ensure that all children in Prince George have what they need to start their school year off on the right foot.
General Manager, Neil Hodgson said, adding, “Not having the proper supplies to start the year can be a tremendous burden on a child” says Staples General Manager Neil Hodgson.
So Staples is doing two things to help fill those backpacks.
First, Staples will be selling raffle ticket for a chance to win a 64GB IPad Air 2 including professional set up, AppleCare and screen protection, value of this prize is $845 after taxes. Ticket prices are $5 or 3 for $10 and all proceeds will be donated to The Salvation Army Back to School program
Secondly, the familiar Yellow School Bus that will be parked behind the check out for donations of school supplies to be dropped.
Pens (assorted colors) Duo-tangs Pencils Eraser
Lined paper Rulers Binders Highlighters
White-Out Glue Sticks Geometry Sets Calculators
Child Safety Scissors Crayons Markers