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GREENSBORO, N.C. -- WFMY News 2 has launched the 18th anniversary of its Tools for School campaign, in which the community comes together to collect school supplies for students in Triad school districts.

Since 1996, more than 488,000 students have benefited from supplies collected during the campaign.

Starting now through August 31, anyone can drop off school supplies in the "Tools for School" bins while shopping at participating Walmart stores. Also, this year, Schiffman's Jewelers has collection bins in its Greensboro and Winston-Salem stores. There are additional collection sites all across the Triad (locations listed below).

All school supplies collected through "Tools for School" stay in the communities in which they are collected, for distribution by local school systems.

This year WFMY News 2 invites any businesses, churches and civic organizations to hold a "Tools for School" collection drive. Contact Guilford Education Alliance at 336-841-4332 or The Volunteer Center at 336-373-1633 to obtain need posters and collection bins.

Schiffman's, Walmart, The Health Insurance Store, The Village at Brookwood, The Volunteer Center and Box Board Products are partners of the "Tools for School" campaign.

WFMY News 2 has launched the 18th anniversary of its Tools for School campaign, in which the community comes together to collect school supplies for students in Triad school districts. WFMY News 2

Find A Participating Collection Site

Deluxe Corporation

3703 Farmington Drive

Greensboro, NC 27407

Gap – Friendly Center

800 Friendly Center Road

Greensboro, NC 27408

GapKids – Friendly Center

801 Friendly Center Road

Greensboro, NC 27408

Greensboro Cultural Center

200 N. Davie Street

Greensboro, NC 27401

Old Navy – Friendly Center

3000 Northline Avenue

Greensboro, NC 27408

Schiffman's

225 S. Elm Street

Greensboro, NC 27401

Schiffman's

811 Friendly Center Drive

Greensboro, NC 27408

Schiffman's

137 S. Stratford Road

Winston-Salem, NC 27104

The Health Insurance Store

2020 S. Holden Road, Suite A

Greensboro, NC 27407

The Village at Brookwood

1860 Brookwood Avenue

Burlington, NC 27215

Volunteer Center

1500 Yanceyville Street

Greensboro, NC 27405

Ward Black Law

208 W. Wendover Avenue

Greensboro, NC 27408

Participating Wal-Mart Stores (listed alphabetically by city):

Wal-Mart Supercenter Store #1132

1226 East Dixie Drive

Asheboro, NC 27203

Wal-Mart Store #1498

3738 N. Battleground Ave.

Greensboro, NC 27410

Wal-Mart Supercenter Store #5320

121 W. Elmsley Drive

Greensboro, NC 27406

Wal-Mart Supercenter Store #1842

4424 West Wendover Avenue

Greensboro, NC 27407

Wal-Mart Supercenter Store #3658

2107 Pyramid Village Blvd.

Greensboro, NC 27405

Wal-Mart Supercenter Store #4477

2710 North Main Street

High Point, NC 27265

Wal-Mart Supercenter Store #1613

2628 South Main Street

High Point, NC 27263

Wal-Mart Supercenter Store #2793

1130 South Main Street

Kernersville, NC 27284

Wal-Mart Supercenter Store #1322

160 Lowes Boulevard

Lexington, NC 27292

Wal-Mart Supercenter Store #3305

6711 NC Highway 135

Mayodan, NC 27027

Wal-Mart Supercenter Store #1096

261 Cooper Creek Drive

Mocksville, NC 27028

Wal-Mart Supercenter Store #1039

2241 Rockford Street

Mount Airy, NC 27030

Wal-Mart Supercenter Store #3304

1624 NC #14 Highway

Reidsville, NC 27320

Wal-Mart Supercenter Store #3770

19265 Jeb Stuart Highway

Stuart, VA 24171

Wal-Mart Supercenter Store #3503

1585 Liberty Drive, Suite #1

Thomasville, NC 27360

Wal-Mart Supercenter Store #1849

320 East Hanes Mill Road

Winston-Salem, NC 27105

Wal-Mart Supercenter Store #2472

4550 Kester Mill Road

Winston-Salem, NC 27103

Wal-Mart Supercenter Store #3626

3475 Parkway Village Ct.

Winston-Salem, NC 27127

HOW TO ORGANIZE A SCHOOL SUPPLY COLLECTION DRIVE

1. Set up a Tools for School Collection Box and collect supplies (you can determine the length of your campaign). School supplies are needed throughout the school year.

2. Snap a photo of your Collection Box and collection partners and send to myphotos@wfmy.com and to dpickett@wfmy.com. (We want to give you credit for your efforts!)

3. Deliver your supplies for Guilford County Schools to the Teacher Supply Warehouse – 2601 Greengate Drive – Greensboro, NC

during normal business hours M-F (8am – 5pm).

A list of surrounding school systems is provided in the event your businesses is located in another city/county and you want to support the local school system there.

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