Sometimes the only difference between an A+ student and a failing student is having basic supplies to do homework and participate in class. Statistics show that the average family could spend close to $700 getting their children ready to go back to school.
All YMCA of Greater Erie branches have pledged to lend a hand.
Donated school supplies will be given to Michael’s Hair Salon’s 8th Annual Back To School Free Haircut Event.
Supplies Needed: Backpacks, Pencils, Pens, Erasers, Rulers, Glue Sticks, Crayons, Markers, Colored Pencils, Highlighters, Pencil Box/Pouches, Folders, 3 Ring Binders, Subject Dividers, Index Cards, Scissors, Notebooks, and Packs of Paper.
Locate the donation bin – or bus – in your Y’s lobby. Supplies will be collected through Aug. 15.