Salvation Army seeks propagandize supplies

June 15, 2016 - School Supplies

DANVILLE – The Danville Salvation Army seeks donations of new propagandize reserve or income with that to buy new reserve for a Aug. 6 back-to-school placement day.

The internal corps, a United Way of Danville Area agency, will accept donations of new book bags, pencils, turn notebooks, wide-rule filler cover paper that goes inside binders, retard erasers, white glue, glue sticks, 24-count crayons, pencil boxes, paper folders with pockets, rulers, dry erase markers, blunt scissors for younger children and pointy scissors for comparison children.

“We can use donations of propagandize reserve and financial donations,” Director of Social Services Sharon Sawka said.

Each year, Sawka checks online to refurbish a propagandize supply lists she uses for kindergarten by 12th class during a several area schools to establish what simple reserve are going to be indispensable for a new propagandize year.

School reserve and financial donations might be forsaken off between 10 a.m. and noon and 1-4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday during a Salvation Army’s corps domicile during 855 E. Fairchild St. The corps is sealed on Wednesdays.

Registration for a back-to-school placement eventuality started Monday and will run by Jun 30. Signups are being taken from 9-11 a.m. and 1:30-3:30 p.m. Monday and Thursday, and from 9-11 a.m. Tuesday mornings. Families contingency register forward of time and move a design ID, explanation of a children’s ages or class they are entering subsequent propagandize year, explanation of income for a whole domicile and explanation of residency.

“We’re doing it differently this year than final year,” Sawka said. “We’re signing adult families.”

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On a day of a Aug. 6 distribution, families will accept book bags already packaged with propagandize reserve according to class level.

“The book bags will be prefilled,” Sawka said.

Many organizations and churches will assistance collect a propagandize reserve for a distribution, including First Presbyterian, Ridgeview Baptist, Love INC and Danville Township.

One organization, Fair Hope, that consists of Bowman Avenue United Methodist Church, First United Methodist Church and Farmer’s Chapel, is operative to collect 300 book bags, Sawka said.

Sawka and her sister, Karen Kirby, a caseworker during a Salvation Army, launched a propagandize supply placement module 19 years ago that prepared 100 children for a start of school. The back-to-school placement now advantages several hundred internal schoolchildren.

“We served some-more than 800 families final year, maybe tighten to 1,000,” Sawka said. “We’re anticipating to offer during slightest 1,000 this year.”

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