Monday, July 6, 2009

Help Shoreline students with school supplies

The annual Shoreline Back-To-School event provides school supplies, hair cuts, and clothing assistance to Shoreline School District families with a low income and/or circumstances that make it challenging to adequately prepare their children for school.

Families can register for the event on line at or by calling the BTS Info Line at 206-393-4916. The deadline is Aug 21st.

This year’s event takes place Saturday, Aug. 29, from 1 to 3 p.m. at Ridgecrest Elementary, 16516 10th Ave NE, Shoreline 98155.

Donated school supplies, new or used books, and hygiene products are being accepted and can be dropped off at the Center for Human Services, 17018 15th Ave NE, Shoreline, WA 98155 Monday – Friday 9 to 5 p.m. For more information, contact Tanya Schaeffer at 206-631-8836.

Donations of new or clean gently used children and teen clothing can dropped off beginning Aug 10th, Wednesdays from 5:30pm-8:00pm, at The Shoreline PTA Council’s - The WORKS, located at the North City Elementary Portables. For more info visit their website or call 206-393-4916.

Back to School Consortium members include the City of Lake Forest Park; City of Shoreline; Embrace Shoreline Schools; Hopelink; Shoreline Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services; Shoreline School District and the Readiness to Learn Program; The Center for Human Services; The Vineyard; The Works of Shoreline PTA Council; Turning Point and YMCA.

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