In the Community - Lakeville School Supply Drive

By Andrea Kaderlik

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A School Supply Drive is under way for Lakeville Area Public Schools!

We absolutely value the community in which our team lives and works! Lakeville is a great place to live and raise a family. It was recently brought to our attention, by Jim Connelly on our team, who is an active member of the Lakeville Rotary, that there is going to be a school supply drive to benefit students in the Lakeville Area Public School system.

In this blog post, you will learn:
  • What is needed
  • When to drop off donations
  • Where collection sites are located 
  • Why this is supply drive is especially important

school supply drive.jpgWHAT TYPES OF SUPPLIES / DONATIONS ARE NEEDED?

The Ready, Set, ACHIEVE! event is designed to work with families to kick off the school year in the best way possible. In addition to making sure that each child attending a Lakeville school, has the necessary school supplies (see list below), having a fresh haircut and warm, clean clothes to start the new year also are included in this initiative. 

  • New backpacks
  • Supplies (pencils, pens, glue, highlighters, crayons, markers, dry erase markers, colored pencils, pocket folders, rulers, scissors, notebooks, erasers, 3 ring binders, book covers, calculators, etc.)
  • Graphing calculators
  • Headphones
  • Flash drives
  • Spirit wear
  • New clothing
  • Winter coats
  • Elementary age snow pants/boots
  • Gloves/mittens
  • Winter hats
  • Monetary support

To make a tax-deductible monetary donation, please send checks payable to Ready, Set, Achieve to the following address:

Lisa Holien, RSA Co-Chair
℅ Lakeville North High School
19600 Ipava Avenue
Lakeville, MN 55044

Click  https://isd194.ce.eleyo.com/course/1710/ready-set-achieve-donation-2017/ready-set-achieve-donation%E2%80%941 to make online donations.

For volunteer opportunities, please contact Megan Reikowski at [email protected]

To provide haircut services, please contact Holly Ryan at 952-353-0201.

WHEN MAY I DELIVER - WHAT IS THE DEADLINE?

Donations are being accepted from now until August 22, 2017. (See the donation locations below - some locations have specific drop off dates and times). There is no time like the present!

WHERE MAY I DROP OFF DONATIONS?

Donations may be made to the following locations (please note the corresponding dates/times of each):

  • August 2 11AM -1PM, Downtown Lakeville Plaza
  • August 14 4-8PM, Buffalo Wild Wings, Lakeville
  • Crystal Lake Education Center, M-F, 7:30AM - 4:30PM - Any time during these hours from now until the August 22nd deadline.

WHY IS THIS IMPORTANT?

Last year this vital event served 343 students (K-12), and offered assistance to families prior to fall open houses through community donations. This year, we anticipate 600 students. As you are shopping for school supplies this summer, please consider donating supplies in support of another Lakeville Area student through Ready, Set, Achieve!.


We hope you will consider getting involved in this great way to support our local community. For additional information, you may visit the ISD 194 Events page HERE.

To learn more about involvement in our local community, you may visit our "In the Community"page.

You may also contact us for more information about getting involved in the Lakeville Rotary by clicking below:

Contact Us

Image Source (student with packed backpack): Freepik.com 

 

    
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