School is out! That means the Matlacha Hookers begin their annual summer school supply drive. Again, this is when the generosity of island residents begins to shine.
The following is a list of items, supplied by island teachers, that the children may need upon entering school: backpacks (no wheels); pencil boxes; scissors (blunt tip); #2 pencils; large pink rectangular erasers; cap erasers; Whiteboard markers (fine tip); glue sticks; colored pencils; red, blue and black pens; red pencils with erasers; Elmer's glue; wide-ruled loose leaf paper; marbled composition books; spiral notebooks in all sizes; rulers; Crayola crayons; yellow high-lighters; 3 x 5 index cards; Expo markers (dry eraser); pocket folders in all colors; Kleenex with aloe; fun stickers; Scotch tape, Ziplock bags (all sizes); Handiwipes/Lysol disinfectants; and 3 ring binders (2 and 3 inch).
Collection boxes are being distributed and the scheduled final pick-up will be Aug. 11.
If you would like to make a monetary donation or have any questions, call Cheryl Costa at 239-985-8013 or Cindee Tolliver at 283-4040.