Seeking donated school supplies for students

Ready Set Achieve_logo_FINALLakeville Area Public Schools is collecting school supplies and other donations for students in need through the summer—And, we need the community’s help. The annual Ready, Set, Achieve! event equips K-12 families in need with supplies to send their children back to school ready for learning come fall. The event provides essential supplies, haircuts, backpacks, clothing, and spirit wear donated from the Lakeville Area community.

Since 2014, this vital event has served over 2,000 students, and has offered assistance to families prior to fall open houses through community donations. This year, we anticipate nearly 600 students. As you are shopping for school supplies this summer, please consider donating supplies in support of another Lakeville Area student through the Ready, Set, Achieve! event.

Donated items needed:

New backpacks, supplies (no.2 pencils, pens (black, blue red), glue, highlighters, 24ct. crayons, 8-10 ct. markers, dry erase markers, 8-10ct. colored pencils, pocket folders (red, yellow, green, blue and purple), rulers, scissors, single subject notebooks, erasers, 3 ring binders, book covers, TI 30 calculators, graphing calculators, headphones, flash drives), spirit wear, new clothing, winter coats, elementary age snow pants/boots, gloves/mittens, winter hats, and monetary support.

*All donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.

Donation drop-off location:

Donated items for Ready, Set, Achieve! can be dropped off at the donation box located at Crystal Lake Education Center located at 16250 Ipava Avenue West, Lakeville. Hours of operation are Mondays through Fridays, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For donation questions, please contact:

Lisa Holien, Ready, Set, Achieve! Committee Chairperson – 952-232-3770 or Lisa.Holien@isd194.org.

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