Operation Backpack 2012

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News release from the United Way of Allen County:

Operation Backpack 2012 School Supply Drive

All donations stay local: items will be distributed to children living in the county in which the items were donated

Sponsored by United Way, Indiana’s NewsCenter, McDonald’s and Two Men and a Truck.

When to Donate:
August 6 through August 31 donate school supplies and receive a free small beverage of your choice!

What to Donate:
NEW back packs, pens, pencils, notebooks, filler paper, crayons, rulers, erasers, calculators, glue bottles, glue sticks, binders, highlighters, tissue, folders, flash drives, scissors, composition books.

Where to Donate:
McDonald’s throughout northeast Indiana
Angola: 1650 N. Wayne St.
Bluffton: 1130 N. Main St.
Churubusco: 561 S. Main St.
Decatur: 410 N. 13th St.
Fort Wayne: 255 E. Coliseum, 9827 Lima Rd., 5796 Coventry Ln., 7640 S. Anthony Blvd., 5703 W. Jefferson Blvd
Ligonier: 1320 Lincolnway S.

Need Help? Call 2-1-1.

If you need school supplies for your child, please call 2-1-1 and phone counselors will direct you to the agency that will distribute supplies in your area.

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