Beaufort County residents and businesses will come together on Thursday, July 25 to pack a bus with school supplies for needy students.
Individuals and groups wishing to help pack the bus can drop off school supplies from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 25, at the Beaufort-Jasper-Hampton Health Services office just south of the Callawassie Island turn-off on Highway 170 in Okatie. The bus will be parked at the site until the next week's drop-off event.
Malone's Barber Shop in Bluffton is offering discounted haircuts for customers who donate school supplies, which will then be donated to students.
Beaufort-Jasper-Hampton Comprehensive Health Services, the South Carolina Primary Health Care Association and Henry Schein Healthy Lifestyles, are combining to donate 250 backpacks.
Items that are useful to donate include: No. 2 pencils, scissors, filler paper, spiral notebooks, composition books, colored pencils, hand sanitizer, glue crayons, backpacks, markers, calculators, pens, highlighters, pocket folders, glue sticks, erasers, rulers, pencil sharpeners, pencil cases, index cards, protractors, three-ring binders, dividers, ear buds, composition paper, Ziploc bags, paper towels and facial tissue.
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