MILWAUKEE (8/18/2009) - On any given day in Milwaukee County there are approximately 2,600 children in foster care. Children's Service Society of Wisconsin is accepting school supplies for foster children. Supplies are needed for children from toddler to high school age.
What: Children's Service Society is collecting schools supplies for foster children located throughout Milwaukee County. Examples of supplies needed include: backpacks, pens, pencils, notebooks, folders, paper, hand sanitizer and Kleenex. Money donations also will be accepted and will be used to purchase school supplies.
When: Drive by and drop off supplies from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21. Donations will continue to be accepted Monday, Aug. 24 through Thursday, Aug. 27 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Children's Service Society's lobby.
Where: Children's Service Society is located at 620 76th Street, Milwaukee.