The collected supplies and backpacks will be distributed to participating schools within the UWSWMN service area. School staff ensure the supplies reach those who really need some extra support. In 2017, approximately 4,000 students at 26 schools were helped through the initiative, and a record breaking 62,181 school supplies were distributed. The community need continues to grow for this valuable effort. Supplies will be sorted and packed onAugust 8th. Those in need of supplies should contact their respective school district beginning on August 13th for details regarding distribution.