Want to help out thousands of Corpus Christi area school student? Make a donation to the “Stuff the Bus” school supply drive this Saturday, August 9, at any of seven local H-E-Bs.
The Texas supermarket chain; Herrman & Herrman, attorneys at law; and Communities In Schools of the Coastal Bend are joining to conduct the school supplies collection. Materials donated will go to schools at all levels in nine area school districts.
Look for school buses between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. in the parking lots of H-E-B stores at:
- Gregory Portland
- Alameda Roberts
- Flour Bluff
Communities in Schools is also accepting cash donations at its website or at participating H-E-B stores, but says the most needed school supplies are:
- Binders (1- to 3-inch)
- Spiral notebooks
- Folders with brads and pockets
- Pens and pencils
- Notebook paper
- Dividers (5- and 8-subject)
- Plastic school boxes and pencil pouches
- Map pencils
- Facial tissues
- Index cards
- Construction paper
- Ziploc bags (sandwich, quart and gallon size)
- Glue sticks and glue
Communities In Schools of the Coastal Bend is a non-profit dropout prevention agency in Corpus Christi. It coordinates the delivery of school-based social services in 24 schools (pre-kindergarten to high school) with large at-risk populations through partnerships with nine independent school districts and one private school in Nueces, San Patricio, Jim Wells, Kleberg, Aransas and Brooks counties.
“Helping young students to be prepared for school will help them feel like they belong in their school and make them want to be there,” said Gregory H. Herrman, managing partner of Herrman & Herrman, attorneys at law. “We’re pleased to do our part to support this important effort.”