Businesses participating in school supplies drive

PNT staff

A school supply drive will be held 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Aug. 8 to 12 at various Portales businesses, which currently include the Coffee Depot and will soon include Emmanuel Baptist Church and Victory Life Cafe.

Families in need of school supplies can pick them up at the First Spanish Baptist Church at 1301 N. Main Avenue in Portales.

The following supplies needed include:

• Large Glue Sticks

• Box of basic crayons (eight)

• Box of basic washable markers (eight)

• Box of Baby wipes

• Paper Towels

• Rounded-Tip Scissors

• Gallon size Ziplock bags

• Quart size Ziplock bags

• Backpacks

• Tissues

• Pocket Folders

• Scissors

• Dry Erase Markers

• Disinfecting Wipes

• Spiral Notebooks (wide ruled)

• Yellow No. 2 pencils

• Box of Crayons (24)

• Lose leaf wide ruled paper

• Zipper pouch or pencil box

• Colored pencils

• Highlighters

• Three-ringed binder (half to two inches)

• Erasers