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Help us fill 500 backpacks with school supplies!

Many families working with Lucas County Children Services aren’t able to supply their children with the supplies they need for the first day of school.

Things To Donate:

  • Tissues
  • Disinfectant wipes
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Backpacks/bookbags
  • Binders
  • Pens & #2 pencils
  • Erasers
  • Yellow highlighters
  • Dry erase markers
  • Scissors & Rulers
  • Pocket folders
  • Glue sticks
  • Pencil pouches
  • Spiral notebooks
  • Binder paper
  • Colored pencils
  • 24-pack crayons
  • Washable markers
  • White glue
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From July 8 - 31 drop off your donations at any of the participating businesses below.

Expresso Car Wash Locations: Illinois Avenue, Woodville Road, Airport Highway, W. Alexis Road, Central Avenue

Citizen's National Bank: 3130 Executive Parkway #100, Toledo

Savage & Associates: 655 Beaver Creek Circle, Maumee

Directions Credit Union Branches: Maumee, Oregon, Sylvania, Toledo, Perrysburg and Rossford

Car Wash For A Cause

On Friday, July 19 all five of the Expresso Car Wash Locations will donate $1 from each wash to the Lucas County Children Services Ready, Set, School Backpack Campaign. 

Cleaning your car never made such a difference!

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Let’s make the first day of school a happy one for every child!

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