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Salvation Army puts out the call for school supplies

Whether school ends up being held in person or virtually this fall, or a combination of the two, the fact remains that students will still need pencils, paper and other supplies to get their work done—and the Salvation Army has put out the call for donations.

Nicole Watson, case manager for the Salvation Army’s Gloucester service center, has provided a list of items needed. They include: black Sharpie markers, boxes of tissues, calculators, color markers, color pencils, composition books, crayons, dry erase marker, folders with pockets and folders with pockets and prongs, glue sticks and liquid, hand sanitizer, highlighters, 3”x5” index cards, mechanical pencils, notebook paper, #2 pencils, erasers, pencil sharpeners, black/blue/red pens, 3-ring binders, rulers, scissors, Scotch tape, spiral notebooks, supply boxes and empty book bags.Cash donations are also appreciated, she said. The supplies may be dropped off by Monday, Aug. 24, at the Gloucester Service Center location, 7059 Li...

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