Lions Collect School Supplies

Add another successful effort to Wahiawa Lions Club’s list of achievements.

After two days of collecting donations, the Lions 12th annual school supplies drive generated 204 pounds of much-needed study materials and $1,022 in cash so far. The two collection sites were Longs Drugs (July 19) and Tamura’s Market (July 26). Ongoing collections through Aug. 31 are at Our Lady of Sorrows

Church (1403 California Ave.) and Wahiawa General Hospital (128 Lehua St.).

Donations also can be sent to P.O. Box 860651. Indicate on the package that it’s for school supplies.

Supplies needed include No. 2 pencils, red and black ballpoint pens, three-hole wide-ruled binder paper, portfolios with inside bottom pockets, bar and pencil-top erasers, glue, paper towels, napkins, facial tissue, liquid soap, boxes of large crayons (8, 16, or 24), Crayola colored pencils and marker sets, watercolor paint sets, marble composition books, Sharpie permanent black markers, yellow highlighters, manila folders, and 5to 6inch Fiskars scissors. A full list is posted at major retailers. For more information or to make a donation, call 621-0852.