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Auburn residents encouraged to donate school supplies for students in need

Communities in Schools of Auburn (CISA) is requesting donations for its annual school supply drive for Auburn School District students in need. CISA is hosting two events as the new school year approaches. The annual CISA Back to School Supply Drive will be collecting donations through Aug. 22 and seeks donations of backpacks, notebook paper (college or wide rule), pencil boxes, calculators, No. 2 pencils, colored pencils, erasers, crayons, glue sticks, markers, notebook dividers, folders and other school supplies.

New school supplies can be dropped off at any of the following 12 locations:

  • Auburn City Hall (25 W. Main St.)
  • Auburn School District (915 4th St. NE)
  • Auburn Way Self Storage (4425 N. Auburn Way)
  • Auburn Area Chamber of Commerce (108 S. Division)
  • Edward Jones (110 2nd St. SW)
  • Farmers Insurance (132 E. Main St.)
  • KeyBank (1 E. Main St.)
  • MultiCare Auburn Medical Center (202 N. Division)
  • Starbucks (all South Sound Locations)
  • Valley Bank (1001 D St. NE)
  • Wal-Mart (762 SuperMall Way)
  • Old Navy (1101 SuperMall Way)

CISA will also be hosting a one day Stuff the Bus school supply donation drive on Saturday, Aug. 24 in the parking lot of the Auburn Fred Meyer located at 801 Auburn Way N. from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Simply come by and bring your donation of new school supply items to fill up the school bus. All donations for both events are tax deductible and greatly appreciated!

Communities In Schools of Auburn helps students in need at all 22 Auburn schools. CISA works closely with individual schools, social services, businesses and volunteers to provide young people the things they need to learn and grow, including after-school help and family services to stabilize the home. Last year CISA tutored 247 students, and helped to provide 5,983 Auburn School District students with school supplies, clothing, shoes and grooming aids.

For more information about Communities in Schools of Auburn visit www.auburn.ciswa.org.