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Thursday, September 23, 2021

School supply donation drop-off to benefit Marion County Literacy Council

A group of local women leaders will host a school supply donation drop-off event to benefit the Marion County Literacy Council this weekend.

The Junior League of Ocala will collect school supply donations on Saturday, September 18, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Marion County Literacy Council, which is located at 120 SW 5th Street in Ocala.

The league leads monthly donations to various nonprofit organizations and this month, it is asking for a variety of school supply items. Those include dry erase markers, dry erase cleaner, 3-tab manila folders, copy paper, pencils, pens, 3 x 5 index cards, Post-it pads, wide-ruled spiral notebooks, Scotch tape, and White Out.

The Marion County Literacy Council is a nonprofit organization that provides adult citizens in Marion County with access to resources to help them improve their literacy skills. For more information on the organization, its initiatives, or to make a donation, visit the Marion County Literacy Council website.

The Junior League of Ocala promotes volunteerism, develops the potential of women, and improves communities through effective action and leadership, according to its social media profiles. For more information on the group, visit the Junior League of Ocala website.