“BACK TO SCHOOL WITH PRIDE”: Little Red Schoolhouse Project and Mixx96.1 will collect school supplies, coats (new or gently used and clean), new socks and underwear, and donations of cash at the corner of State and Washington streets in downtown Olympia from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 15 to help low-income students return to school with the things they need. Go to redschool.org for more information on donating. Donations can also be mailed to Little Red Schoolhouse, P.O. Box 6302, Olympia, WA 98507.
CONCERN FOR ANIMALS needs dog, cat, rabbit, guinea pig, bird and chicken food; cat litter; beds, blankets and towels in good condition; pet toys; dog houses, carriers and crates; leashes and collars; and gift cards to any outlet that sells pet food and supplies. To arrange drop off supplies, call 360-456-8176 or visit Score Used Sports Store, Fluffy and Floyds, Les Schwab-Lacey, Ricks Automotive, Anytime Fitness-Lacey, Olympia Veterinary Cancer Center, or The Dog House in Tenino. For more information or to make a cash donation, visit concernforanimals.org
THURSTON COUNTY FOOD BANK needs clean, untorn paper grocery sacks and dozen-egg cartons. Drop off donations between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays at 220 Thurston Ave. NE, Olympia. Call 352-8597 for more information.