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Bless Our Children Giant Helping Hand School Supply Drive

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About the CampaignBuying school supplies may be tough for some families this year. That's why WBOC's Bless Our Children has teamed up with Giant and the Salvation Army to help kids get ready for school. You can drop off school supplies and new or gently used backpacks at the following Giant stores from now until Aug. 18:

Giant- Salisbury, Md.

Giant- Easton, Md.

Giant- Long Neck, Del.

Giant- Millville, Del.

Giant- Rehoboth Beach, Del.

Bless Our Children Donation List

  • Crayons (small or large boxes)
  • 1 Subject Spiral Notebooks
  • 3 Subject Spiral Notebooks
  • Marbled Composition Books
  • #2 Lead Pencils
  • Colored Pencils
  • Glue Sticks
  • Hand Sanitizers
  • Plastic Pocket Folders
  • Zipper Pencil Cases
  • New or Used Backpacks

Please come out and see us broadcast live and drop off your school supplies on the following dates:
 
Wednesday, Aug. 11
4-7:30 p.m.
Giant- Long Neck, Del.
 
Wednesday, Aug. 18
4-7:30 p.m.
Giant- Salisbury, Md.

All supplies collected go to kids right here on Delmarva. The Salvation Army will be distributing the supplies. Contact your local Salvation Army branch for information about how the supplies are being distributed in your area.

Bless Our Children Honor Roll

We are asking local businesses to join the Bless Our Children Honor Roll to help raise funds to purchase more school supplies.  The money collected will be donated to the Salvation Army to assist with their efforts to help get kids ready for school.

Last year, the Bless Our Children Honor Roll campaign raised a total of $14,346!  Thanks to everyone who helped make it a success!  Let's make 2010 even better!

Below is the total amount of money raised so far and a list of businesses that are on this year's Bless Our Children Honor Roll to date:

Grand Donation Total: $12,367.83

Challenge Names and Amounts ($500 and over)

  • Zonko Builders, Inc.: $500
  • Drs. Robinns & Michnick, D.D.S., P.A.: $500
  • Pine Communications, Inc.: $500
  • Harborside Bar & Grill (West Ocean City): $500
  • Beacon of Light Seventh Day Adventist Church: $500
  • Schultz & Sons Salvage, Inc.: $500
  • Salisbury Moose: $1,000
  • Jefferson Learning Foundation: $1,451.83
  • Azar Eye Institute: $500
  • Accurate Pest Control: $500
  • Altantic Millwork & Cabinetry: $500
  • Bank of Delmarva: $500

Bless Our Children is administered by Draper Holdings Charitable Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization.  Donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. 

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