Donations are being accepted at local Staples stores to help children in need who attend the Boys & Girls Club of the East Valley and other Valley Boys & Girls Clubs.
It's part of a national school supply drive, "Staples for Students," that begins Sunday and runs through Aug. 18.
Teens and their families can drop off supplies at local stores. Customers can also make monetary donations through Sept. 28.
The local Staples stores to make a donation are located at:
- 1157 West Chandler Blvd., Chandler;
- 2840 E. Germann Road, Chandler;
- 4240 S. Arizona Avenue, Chandler;
- 865 E. Baseline Road, Gilbert;
- 1455 E. Warner Road, Gilbert;
- 5382 S. Power Road, Gilbert;
- 4535 E. McKellips Road, Mesa;
- 7032 E. Hampton Ave., Mesa;
- 1850 S. Signal Butte Road, Mesa;
- 21168 E. Ocotillo Roa, Queen Creek; and
- 3210 South McClintock Drive, Tempe.
The company kicked off the drive with a $125,000 donation in July. Since 2008, the campaign has raised nearly $3 million for hundreds of thousands of students in need throughout the country.