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GRAND RAPIDS (WZZM)- For most kids, the first day of school is full of excitement. Unfortunately, for many children it's a day full of worry or embarrassment, about not having school supplies.

The D.A. Blodgett – St. John's Backpack and School Supply Drive is working to help those kids get the supplies they need.

While all items are needed and appreciated, the four items below are in high demand this year:

  • Big/Sturdy backpacks for high school students
  • Wide and college ruled filler paper
  • Spiral notebooks
  • Pencil boxes for elementary students.
  • Other supplies include 3 Hole punched paper (wide rule and college)
  • 2 Pocket folders
  • 1 Inch 3 ring binders
  • Colored pencils, Pencils, Pens – blue or black, Pencil boxes and bags, Scissors

Supplies can be dropped off at two locations: 805 Leonard Street NE and 2355 Knapp Street NE from 8:30am until 5pm thru August 14th

For Information or to arrange supply pick up visit www.dabsj.org

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