United Way’s backpack and school supply drive open through Aug. 11
For Hub City Times
MARSHFIELD — Marshfield Area United Way’s annual Supplies 4 Success Backpack and School Supply Drive is currently underway. United Way will be collecting school supplies from July 24 until Aug. 11.
Last year the backpack and school supply drive helped 638 children in Marshfield, Auburndale, Granton, Greenwood, Loyal, Neillsville, Pittsville, Spencer, and Stratford receive backpacks filled with school supplies.
Donations can be taken to any of the following drop-off locations: both Associated and BMO Harris Bank locations, Century 21 Realty, Endless Designs, First Choice Credit Union, Partners Bank, Marshfield Clinic, the Marshfield Area Chamber of Commerce & Industry, RiverEdge Golf Course, Target, and Tricor Insurance. Donations can also be dropped off at the United Way office, 156 S. Central Ave., Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
More information about the backpack and school supply drive and a list of school supplies needed is available at marshfieldareaunitedway.org.