The “Fill the Bus” event for school supplies will be 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. today at the Walmart on Texas Highway 64 East.
About 22,000 children depend on supplies from the organization, according to the written release.
Tyler area fire departments, participating congregations and businesses serve as collection sites through the month.
This year’s list of needed school supplies includes 24 packs of Crayola crayons, colored pocket folders with brads, wide and college-ruled spiral notebooks, wide and college-ruled filler paper, Fiskars blunt-tip scissors, blue or black pens, five-tab dividers, No. 2 pencils, wooden rulers, Elmer’s glue sticks or liquid glue, 2-inch binders, pink beveled erasers, construction paper, highlighters and Crayola three-pack Bold Color markers.
Monetary donations for school supplies are accepted online at www.pathhelps.org. Call 903-617-2820 for more information.