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Bartell Drugs promotes School Tools Donation Drive, August 1-28

Jul. 25th, 2016, 7:00 pm - Dec. 31st, 2017, 8:00 pm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 25, 2016

Drive helps students in need

SEATTLE – Bartell Drugs welcomes donations of school supplies and hygiene products for its 14th annual School Tools event, in partnership with Star 101.5 and World Vision. Donations will be accepted at all Bartell Drugs locations from August 1 – August 28.

The drive supports students in 160 schools in King, Pierce and Snohomish counties through World Vision’s Teacher Resource Center in Fife. Donated items help re-stock the center, where teachers “shop” free of charge for supplies to assist qualifying students.

As many as 58,000 local students could begin the school year without the basic school supplies, according to Federal Way-based World Vision, a globally-recognized charitable organization.

Donations of basic school supplies and hygiene products can be made at Bartell Drugs locations. Monetary donations, dedicated to the drive, can be made by visiting www.bartellsschooltools.com beginning August 1.

We’ve also added a handy text-to-give option for individuals to help fund this worthy project. To donate $10.00 through text message, text “SCHOOL” to 777444.

  • Scissors
  • Toothbrushes
  • Hand soap
  • Shampoo
  • Feminine hygiene products

Suggested donation items found at Bartell Drugs locations include:

  • Pens and #2 pencils
  • Glue and glue sticks
  • Markers and crayons
  • Highlighters
  • Notebook paper
  • Spiral notebooks

For more information on Bartell Drugs and its locations, visit www.bartelldrugs.com

 

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About Bartell Drugs: Family-owned since 1890, Seattle-based Bartell Drugs is proud of its more than 125-year history based here in the Northwest. Four generations of the Bartell family have continuously focused on the future – and how the drugstore chain could better serve its customers. Operating 64 locations in King, Snohomish and Pierce counties, it is the nation’s oldest family-owned drugstore chain. For more information on Bartell Drugs, visit www.bartelldrugs.com.


Media Contact:
 Ric Brewer, Senior Communications Manager, Bartell Drugs, 206-933-9416 or ric.brewer@bartelldrugs.com

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