OLYMPIA-As part of the Little Red Schoolhouse Project, Mixx 96.1 (96.1 FM radio) is holding a Back-to-School Clothing and Supplies Drive Friday, August 10 6 A.M.-6 P.M.
Drop by their broadcast site at the corner of State and Washington in downtown Olympia with school supplies (such as lined paper, 3-ring binders, rulers, markers, child-size scissors, pencils, and backpacks), clean clothing, or cash to buy scientific calculators, backpacks, and school supplies in bulk.
You can also make donations at Capital City Storage or area Heritage Banks. Checks can be made out to Little Red Schoolhouse and mailed to: P.O. Box 6302, Olympia, WA 98507.
Clothing and supplies will be distributed FREE to all families in need at Capital High School (note new location this year!), 2707 Conger Ave. NW, Olympia 98502 (off Cooper Pt. Rd.) from 8 A.M. to 6 P.M. Thursday, August 16.
The Little Red Schoolhouse Project is under the umbrella of TOGETHER!. Partners include Junior League of Olympia, Sound to Harbor Head Start/ECEAP, Community Action Council, The United Churches, St. John‚s Episcopal Church, Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, St. Benedict Episcopal Church, Olympia-Lacey Church of God, and Mixx 96.1 KXXO.
For more information or to volunteer your services, please call Community Action Council, 360-438-1100 extension 1143 or see www.redschool.org