“BACK TO SCHOOL WITH PRIDE”: Little Red Schoolhouse Project and Mixx 96.1 will collect school supplies (new or clean), gently used coats, new socks and underwear, and donations of cash at the corner of State and Washington streets from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 15 to provide low-income students with the supplies they need to go back to school. Go to www.redschool.org, for more information. Donations also can 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 to 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 www.concernforanimals.org .
THURSTON COUNTY FOOD BANK needs clean, untorn paper grocery sacks and dozen-egg cartons. Drop them off between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays at 220 Thurston Ave. NE, Olympia. Call 352-8597 for details.