Stories tagged: school supplies
Wed., Aug. 2, 2017, 12:15 p.m.
Annual event adds a parade
New this year will be a Unity in the Community Parade that will begin at 9 a.m. on the southeast corner of Stevens Street and Spokane Falls Boulevard.
Thu., Aug. 11, 2016
Education Notebook: Groups host school supply drives
Two upcoming events are set to help children return to school with all the supplies they need to succeed.
Sun., Aug. 18, 2013
Unity in the Community celebrates area’s diversity
Brandon Klaus and his son Ryan traveled across the globe and back in an afternoon at Unity in the Community, Spokane’s annual celebration of diversity. Klaus gripped a bag of …
Thu., Aug. 8, 2013
Education Notebook: It’s supplies time for new school year
September is just a few weeks away and it’s time to plan for back-to-school. School supply lists for the 2013-14 year can be found on individual school websites in their …
Sat., July 27, 2013
A lift for military
Aadreaz Voss, a 3-year old preparing for preschool, pointed to a black-and-white composition notebook Friday at the Michael Anderson Elementary School gym. “That one,” he said, looking at his mom, …
Tue., Oct. 2, 2012
Idaho suit takes on school fees
BOISE – A former Idaho school district superintendent with twin granddaughters in kindergarten is suing the state, charging that cash-strapped schools are violating the Idaho Constitution by charging fees for …
Fri., Aug. 24, 2012
Head start in the bag
Santana McCullough was quiet but deliberate as he pushed aside the red and blue backpacks for one in olive green during the Salvation Army’s Backpacks for Kids event. The bashful …
Sat., Aug. 21, 2010
Editorial: School supply lists embody poor priorities
This region’s voters are generous to schools, routinely agreeing to tax themselves for levies aimed at educational enrichment. So how is it that annual drives are needed each year to …
Fri., Aug. 20, 2010
School supply drives are falling far short
Being without a pencil, paper or a backpack can be scarring for a kid returning to school, but some families simply can’t afford school supplies. Organizations in the Spokane and …
Wed., Aug. 11, 2010
In brief: School supplies sought for needy
Each fall, hundreds of students head to class without the necessary school supplies because their families can’t afford them. The Salvation Army collects supplies to donate to low-income families every …
Tue., Aug. 25, 2009, 2:56 p.m.
Donations keep school supplies giveaway going
Thanks to the generous donations of community members and organizations, the Salvation Army was able to provide school supplies to more than 300 students today during the second day of …
Tue., Aug. 25, 2009
Demand dwarfs supplies giveaway
Ann Bradshaw came to the Salvation Army on Monday afternoon hoping to get much-needed help with school supplies for her two boys, who start classes Thursday. Instead Bradshaw and her …
Mon., Aug. 24, 2009, 6:02 p.m.
Giveaway runs out of school supplies in 45 minutes
Ann Bradshaw came to the Salvation Army on Monday afternoon hoping to get much-needed help with school supplies for her two boys, who start classes Thursday.