Friends of Youth supply drive helping needy pupils
August 14, 2012 · 11:24 AM
Friends of Youth supply drive helping needy pupilsHaving all the right supplies to begin the year can make a tremendous difference to a young person’s frame of mind and their success in school.To do their part, Friends of Youth is collecting back-to-school supplies for homeless and at risk youth. Items can be dropped off before Friday, Aug. 17, at any of the following locations, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.:
• Snoqualmie Friends of Youth Office, 7972 Maple Ave.S.E; 425-888-4151
• Duvall Friends of Youth Office, 26420 NE Virginia St.; 425-844-9669
• Issaquah Friends of Youth Office, 414 Front Street N.; 425-392-6367
Suggested items include:• Backpacks for preteen and teenage boys and girls• Spiral notebooks, single subject• Sicissors• Paper• Folders• Pens and Pencils• Red corrector pens• Crayons and colored pencils• Calculators• Rulers• Glue Sticks• Essay Booklets• Pocket Dictionaries• GED Study Books• Journals• Graph Paper• Book Covers• Pencil Pouches• Erasers• Highlighters
Children and youth will be picking up their supplies on August 17 at the Snoqualmie Office Location between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Friends of Youth's Outreach and Youth and Family Services teams will be joining them.Friends of Youth delivers a comprehensive range of therapeutic services for youth, young adults and families. With 60 years of experience, national accreditation and 21 program sites in 17 cities, the agency provides safe places to live and emotional support for youth and families in challenging circumstances. For more information visit www.friendsofyouth.org.