The school year is getting closer and the kids need your help.

This is the 29th annual Operation Back to School Supply Drive. The supplies will help kids of all ages and grades from elementary students, all the way to college students. It cost roughly $50 to get each child all the school supplies they need.

The bulk items that the students need are:

  • backpacks
  • glue sticks
  • index cards
  • kleenex
  • highlighters
  • jump drives
  • erasers
  • post-it notes
  • ballpoint pens
  • colored pencils
  • pocket folders
  • tabbed dividers
  • 3-ring notebooks
  • scissors (left and right hand)
  • calculator
  • #2 pencils
  • loose leaf paper (college ruled)
  • composition notebooks (wide or college)
  • markers ( washable - wide/thin)

Laramie County School District #1 supply list for students K-6:

  • box of #2 pencils (24 ct)
  • 2 boxes of tissue
  • 4 glue sticks
  • box broad line washable markers (10 ct)
  • box of crayons (24 ct)
  • 2 large erasers
  • backpack

All items can be dropped off either at Needs Inc., Laramie County Community College, and F.E. Warren Air Force Base. If you need any more information call either 771-2192 or 632-4132

All the supplies will be distributed at Needs Inc. The distribution of supplies will start on Thursday, August 15th from 8:30 am to 4 pm., then again on Friday, August 16th from 8:30 am to 3 pm, and on Sunday, August 17th from 10 am to 2 pm. You will need to pre-qualify to see if you are in need of these supplies for your children.