Communities In Schools spearheading a Back to School supply drive

Siler City, NC – Communities In Schools of Chatham County is spearheading a Back to School supply drive.

Items needed include backpacks and bookbags, binders, loose leaf paper, composition notebooks, spiral notebooks, pencils and erasers, glue sticks, crayons, scissors, folders, Kleenex and hand sanitizer.

Back to School Supply DriveUnited Way (UW) locations will be accepting the items now through Aug. 7. Young Democrats of Chatham County (YDC) locations will accept them now through Aug. 16.

Collection locations are:

* Pittsboro: Chatham County Schools Central Office (YDC), Capital Bank (YDC), Mitchell Chapel AME Zion Church (YDC), Council on Aging Senior Center (UW), Department of Social Services (UW), Presbyterian Church & Realty World (UW), Carolina Properties (UW)

* Chapel Hill: O2 Fitness North Chatham (Cole Park location) (YDC), Chapel In the Pines Presbyterian Church (UW), Walmart (U.S. 15-501 location) (UW)

* Fearrington Village: 32 McDowell (YDC)

* Siler City: State Employees’ Credit Union (YDC), Walmart (UW), The Western Chatham Senior Center (UW), Virginia Cross Elementary (UW)

A Back to School Celebration, backpack and supply pick-up will be held on Friday, Aug. 21, at 6 p.m., as part of the 3rd Friday Art Walk in Siler City.

For more information, contact Communities In Schools of Chatham County, 208 N. Chatham Ave., Siler City; call (919) 663-0116 or visit online at

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