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Beatitude House asking for school supply donations

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Summer may be in full swing, but a Youngstown charity is already looking ahead to the coming school year. 

The Beatitude House is reaching out to the community already to gather school supplies for kids in need. 

The Beatitude House offers housing support to women and children in need. 

the nonprofit works to provide the children they help with as normal a life as possible, including supplies for the school year. 

Beatitude House is looking for traditional school supplies but also some specific items such as:  

  • 3-ring binders,
  • flash drives,
  • five subject notebooks,
  • notecards,
  • book covers,
  • pencil boxes,
  • pens,
  • highlighters,
  • red pencils,
  • mechanical pencils,
  • big block erasers,
  • calculators,
  • tissues,
  • hand sanitizer,
  • paper towels,
  • sandwich size and large ziplock baggies,
  • sanitizing wipes,
  • dry erase markers 
  • Wide-rule and college rule notebooks
  • loose leaf paper

The charity can also accept gift cards that can be used to purchase school clothing, shoes, socks, and underwear are greatly appreciated.  The students range in age from elementary through college and attend various schools. 

Those interested in donating can bring items to the administrative offices located at 238 Tod Lane, Youngstown, OH 44504 (on the campus of St. Edward Parish). Donations are accepted from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. 

All items are needed by Wednesday, August 8, 2017. 

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