Back-to-school drive to help families in need - KCTV5

Back-to-school drive to help families in need | July 24 & 31, 2014

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KCTV5's Lisa Teachman and Courtenay DeHoff with someone who stopped by to donate a backpack. KCTV5's Lisa Teachman and Courtenay DeHoff with someone who stopped by to donate a backpack.
KCTV5's Courtenay DeHoff interviews a Salvation Army volunteer. KCTV5's Courtenay DeHoff interviews a Salvation Army volunteer.
KCTV5's Andrew Zimmerman gets a live shot of Lisa Teachman and Courtenay DeHoff as they encourage people to come by and donate. KCTV5's Andrew Zimmerman gets a live shot of Lisa Teachman and Courtenay DeHoff as they encourage people to come by and donate.
FAIRWAY, KS (KCTV) -

KCTV5 News and KSMO-TV are partnering with The Salvation Army for "S.O.S Supply Our Students."

The event is a back-to-school drive for families in need in the Kansas City area.

Here is a list of the essential items we will be collecting:

  • Notebooks
  • 3 ring binders
  • Notebook paper
  • Zipper pouches for 3 ring binders
  • 3 prong folders
  • Pocket folders
  • Colored markers
  • Watercolor paints
  • #2 pencils
  • New backpacks
  • New lunch boxes
  • Colored paper
  • Glue sticks
  • Rulers
  • Scissors
  • Pens
  • Pencils
  • Colored pencils
  • Yellow highlighters
  • Calculators

Take 5 to Care will have three different events this month collecting your donations.

Join us from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the following Walmart locations below:

July 17 – Overland Park Walmart located at 11701 Metcalf Ave.

July 24 – Lee's Summit Walmart, located at 1000 Sam Walton Dr.

July 31 – Shawnee Walmart, located at 16100 W. 65th St.

If you are unable to make it out to one of our events, please feel free to donate at one of The Kansas City-area Salvation Army Community Centers below.

Bellefontaine

3013 E. 9th St. KCMO 64124

816-483-8484

Blue Valley

6618 E. Truman Rd., KCMO 64126

816-241-6485

Independence

14700 E. Truman Rd., Independence, MO 64050

816-252-3200

Kansas City, KS

6723 State Ave., KCK, 66102

913-232-5400

Northland

5306 N. Oak Trafficway, KCMO 64118

816-452-5663

Olathe

420 E. Santa Fe, Olathe KS 66061

913-782-3640

Southland

6111 E. 129th St., Grandview, MO 64030

816-966-8300

Westport

500 W. 39th St., KCMO 64111

816-753-6040

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