News 18 is again proud to support the Salvation Army in Lafayette for the Annual Tools For School program.Thanks to our sponsors and the generosity of the community, we helped raise thousands of items for more than 1,000 students.

Collection will begin on July 10 and end on July 21.

Using the list below, you can make donations of those items at drop boxes at sponsor's locations.

Distribution of supplies will be provided by the Salvation Army on Saturday, July 29th, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at LARA Lafayette Adult Resource Academy at 1100 Elizabeth Street, Lafayette, Indiana 47904.

Tools for School Supply List

  • New Backpacks & Gently Used Clothing for Students of All Ages
  • Lafayette 2nd & 3rd grade tablets
  • Plain pocket folder, (no prongs)
  • Spiral notebooks – wide & college rule
  • Quart & Gallon plastic bags w/zip top
  • Lafayette primary paper tablets
  • Ear buds for IPads
  • Pedigree pink erasers
  • Highlighter markers (yellow, pink, green)
  • Hand sanitizer & disinfecting wipes
  • Colored pencils - 12 & 24 count
  • Washable markers
  • Black, Blue, Red Pens
  • Plastic two pocket folders
  • Black, Expo dry erase markers
  • Crayola brand crayons (24 count only)
  • School glue
  • Notebook filler paper-wide/college rule
  • Glue sticks
  • Ball point pens, (not retractable)
  • Composition notebooks
  • Two pocket folders with prongs
  • Index cards – white - 3”x5”
  • 1” - 3-ring binders
  • Zippered pencil pouches
  • #2 Pencils – Dixon Ticonderoga
  • School boxes (8 ½ x 5 ¼ x 2 ¼)