School supply drive runs through July 29

July 1, 2022

The GFWC Zwaanendael Women’s Club and the Karen Wearden office of Edward Jones in Lewes are partnering to collect school supplies for the more than 75 children in the What is Your Voice program.

Donations may be dropped off through Friday, July 29, at the Karen Wearden office, 17723 Coastal Highway, Unit 4, in Lewes.

Items requested include Crayola colored pencils, markers and crayons; Bic or Papermate brand pens; Sharpie highlighters, four-piece packs, yellow and multicolor; loose-leaf college-ruled paper; spiral notebooks; composition books; children’s and adults’ scissors; Elmer’s glue sticks; Avery binders and binder dividers; pencil pouches; backpacks sized for high school, elementary and middle school girls and boys; personal hand sanitizer and tissue boxes.

What is Your Voice is a nonprofit corporation that provides holistic crisis care and intensive aftercare for women and children in Sussex County who are survivors of domestic violence. 

Wearden and club members share the goal to help set up these children for a successful school year by being prepared for the first day of school with all needed supplies.

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