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Posted on: July 30, 2019

Press Release - Office on Youth Accepting Donations for School Supply Closet

The Orange County Office on Youth is collecting school supplies for the coming school year. For over fifteen years, the Office on Youth has distributed school supplies to families in need, free of charge. Recipients are provided supplies included on their school’s grade supply request list. Donation bins are available at the Office on Youth and various local business partner locations. The following sites have been designated as drop-off locations for donations:

Town of Gordonsville                                      Town of Orange
Virginia Community Bank                                BB&T Bank
Gordonsville Library                                        Dollar General – James Madison Hwy
Family Dollar                                                   Faye’s Office Supplies
Your Gordonsville Pharmacy                          Orange County Administration Building
                                                                        Orange County Office on Youth
Locust Grove/Unionville                                  Orange County Tourism (Train Depot)
Dollar General – Unionville                             Orange Library
Dollar General – Locust Grove Town Center  Virginia Community Bank 
Clearwater Grill     
Wilderness Library

A list of most the needed items is listed below:
• Back Packs (NO wheels)
• Marble Composition books
• Colored pencils
• Binders – all sizes
• Glue sticks (regular & large)
• Spiral Notebooks (3 & 5 subject)
• Highlighters (all colors)
• Loose leaf paper (wide & college)
• Markers (wide & thin)
• Scissors (blunt tip)
• Index cards (3 X 5)
• Pencils (regular & mechanical)
• Plastic 2 Pocket Folders (with & without clasps)
• Pens (red, blue & black)
• Dry erase markers

The Office on Youth will distribute supplies Tuesday, August 6th through Friday, August 9th, from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at their Sedwick Building location. In addition, the Lake of the Woods Church is hosting a distribution location for citizens who reside on the eastern end of Orange County. The times for distribution at this location will be posted once they are finalized.

Supply selections may be limited, and we may not be able to fill everything on each student’s list.  Please be advised that supplies may only be obtained at one of the two locations as we must ensure we can help as many students as possible. Proof of need will be required for anyone asking for assistance.

For additional information, please contact the Office on Youth at (540) 672-5484.

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