School Supply Drive Happening Now
Looking for a way to help kids and give back to the community? The nonprofit S.H.A.K.E. (Seniors Helping All Kids' Education) is running a school supply drive through Aug. 11. The items collected will be donated to schools throughout the Tri-Cities, including Kennewick.
Items needed include: backpacks (all sizes), three-ring binders (1-1/2”, 2”, 3”), calculators, composition notebooks, crayons (24 count), dividers, erasers, pencil cap erasers, folders, glue bottles and/or glue sticks, highlighters, markers (colored, dry erase, permanent), paper (college rule, wide rule), pencil boxes and/or pouches, pencil sharpeners, pencils (#2, mechanical, colored), pens (blue, black, red), rulers, scissors (elementary) and spiral notebooks (college and wide rule).
Kennewick collection sites include:
- Kennewick School District Administration Center, 1000 W. 4th Ave.
- Affinity at Southridge, 5207 W. Hildebrand Blvd.
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints locations in Kennewick
- Distinctive Properties, 8022 W. Grandridge Blvd.
- First United Methodist Church, 421 S. Dayton St.
- Hops N Drops, 4898 W. Hildebrand Blvd., Suite A
- Kennewick Christian Church, 1921 S. Olympia St.
- Kennewick Kiwanis, Clover Island Inn, 435 Clover Island Drive (during weekly meeting on Tuesdays at 12 p.m.)
- Kennewick Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 640 N. Columbia Center Blvd.
- Holy Spirit Parish, 7409 W. Clearwater Ave.