Bookbag Project Sponsored By The Junior League of Annapolis, Inc. (8/3/06)

Ianthe Saylor
3 August 2006

Back to School Supply Drive Organized by Local Community Volunteer Organizations and Local Office Depot Stores

Annapolis, M.D. – [August 3, 2006] – The Junior League of Annapolis, Inc. is accepting donations for the 13th annual Book Bag Project by having a supply drive to collect supplies to fill 1,000 book bags at the Office Depot, located at the Harbour Center Shopping Plaza Saturday, August 5th from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm and again on Sunday, August 13th from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm.

Each year, the Junior League of Annapolis donates backpacks filled with school supplies for children enrolled in the free lunch program in Anne Arundel County.  This year’s Book Bag Project will benefit children at Mills- Parole Elementary, Germantown Elementary, Van Bokkelen Elementary, Marley Elementary and Tyler Heights Elementary schools.

The Back to School Book Bag Project is a program that began in 1993.  The Junior League of Annapolis, with the assistance of grants and donations, acquires and assembles book bags filled with school supplies for needy children in the Anne Arundel county community to ensure they start the school year prepared.  Over the past 13 years, with the help of corporate and independent donations, the Annapolis Junior League has distributed over 10,000 filled book bags.  The Junior League of Annapolis is the leader in making our community a place where all children can reach their full potential.  For more information or to make a monetary donation, please call 410-544-1818.