Numerous efforts are underway, or about to get started, to ensure low-income Springfield School District students have supplies when they return to classes Aug. 21.
Here is a list of area drives that are public and known to District 186, along with information on how you can donate.
A school supplies collection will be held at DH Browns, 231 E. Monroe St., from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
People are encouraged to drop off school supplies or make a financial contribution. Requested items include backpacks and Trapper Keepers.
Drop-off boxes are
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