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Common Cup starts annual school supplies collection

Common Cup Ministries’ annual collection of school supplies for the students of McLeod County has now begun. Last year supplies were provided for approximately 500 students, kindergarten through college age. This year Common Cup is expecting the need to be the same. Common Cup relies on individuals, churches, and community organizations for the donations of needed supplies or dollars.
Needed supplies include spiral notebooks, composition books, loose-leaf paper, three-ring binders/1-inch with front pocket, two-pocket folders, Crayola markers, colored pencils, 24-pack Crayola crayons, dry erase markers in sets of four, pencil boxes or bags, pointed Fiskars scissors, Ticonderoga #2 pencils, red pens, glue sticks, and backpacks
Donations of supplies can be dropped off at First Lutheran Church, Glencoe, Christ Lutheran Church in Glencoe, Common Cup Office in Hutchinson, Shopko Hometown Glencoe, and the Common Cup Thrift Store in Glencoe. For supply pickup and other questions call 320-510-1593. Common Cup is collecting now through Aug.15.
To register your child to receive supplies, fill out the registration form that can be found on Common Cup website, or pick one up at all Glencoe school offices, church offices, McLeod County Social Services office, or call above-mentioned number. The deadline for accepting registrations is Aug. 16. Distribution of supplies will be Aug. 22 from 3:30 to 7 p.m. at Glencoe-Silver Lake Lincoln School (Silver Gym), Glencoe. Many volunteers are needed. Call if you are interested in helping.