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July 6, 2015

WEEK 15 OF ACTION: HIP HIP HOORAY, IT’S SCHOOL SUPPLY DONATION DAY

by PBUnitedWay

Can you believe it’s already that time of year again? School supplies have hit the shelves in local stores, and just in time for the Town of Palm Beach United Way’s annual BOXED FOR SUCCESS school supply drive organized by Youth United (a group of local high school students working to further the mission of the Town of Palm Beach United Way).

YOUTH UNITED (pictured at right): Mickie Agnello, Jillian Conforti, Grace O’Connell, Alexa Cabrera, Logan Steele, Freddie ’Donnell

The Drive runs from July 1st to August 10th, drop-off locations include:

The Town of Palm Beach United Way office:

44 Cocoanut Row, M201

Palm Beach Daily News

400 Royal Palm Way, Suite 100

Town of Palm Beach Fire Rescue

300 North County (North)

355 South County (Central)

2185 South Ocean (South)

This year’s school supply recipients are three Title I schools: Belvedere Elementary, Greenacres Elementary, and Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Elementary. Check out a complete list of needed supplies and drop off locations on our website.

The Boxed for Success, as tradition, will be judging for most creative, best theme, most color, and best overall; with prizes for the winners. Printable Boxed for Success flyer here.

HERE IS WHAT YOU DO:

  1. Decorate your shoebox
  2. Stuff your shoebox with supplies
  3. Add your contact information inside the box (so we can thank you)
  4. Bring filled and decorated shoeboxes to one of the drop-off locations.

Feeling a little lost? Click here to see some of last years’ entries on Pinterest.

Let’s Do This

Please share with us how you made your week count. No, it doesn’t need to take place on Monday – Monday just gets us excited about what the week has to offer, what we (ourselves) have to offer.

  1. Follow us on: icons
  2. Look for the weekly theme on all of our social media throughout the day on Mondays
  3. Photograph, video, post, tweet about your experience
  4. Remember to tag @PBUnitedWay and use the weekly hashtags

We have an AWESOME community, let’s embrace it, make an impact — IT’S MONDAY, LET’S DO THIS!

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