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Posted on: July 12, 2021

Press Release - Orange County Office on Youth Accepting Donations for School Supply Chest

Orange County, VA – The Orange County Office on Youth is seeking donations of much needed school supplies for the 2021-2022 school year continuing a 15+ year tradition of helping local students in need.


The project has been successful over the years due to generous donations from citizens and businesses. In order to make donating convenient, the Office on Youth has partnered with local businesses to host donation bins at the following locations:


Town of Gordonsville                                                  Town of Orange

Blue Ridge Community Bank                                     BB&T Bank

Family Dollar                                                               Blue Ridge Community Bank 

Gordonsville Library                                                    Dollar General – Tractor Supply

Partners First Credit Union                                         Faye’s Office Supplies

Your Gordonsville Pharmacy                                      Orange County Administration Building

                                                                                    Orange County Office on Youth

Locust Grove/Unionville                                              Orange Library

Clearwater Grill                                                            Paint and Paper          

Dollar General – Lake of the Woods                           Partners First Credit Union

Dollar General – Locust Grove Town Center                                                 

Dollar General – Unionville

LOW Holcomb Building

Wilderness Library


A list of most needed school supplies include:


•           Back Packs (without 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)

•           Pens (red, blue & black)                      •         Dry erase markers                                                          

•            Plastic 2 Pocket Folders (with & without clasps)


Distribution to students in need will be conducted at the Office on Youth from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Tuesday, August 3 - 6, 2021. Supply selections may be limited, and we may not be able to fill everything on your student’s list. Proof of need will be required for anyone seeking for assistance. For additional information, please contact the Office on Youth at (540) 672-5484.



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