POLK COUNTY -- The Dallas Resource Center will be distributing schools supplies to Polk County families in need at three locations next week.
Supplies were collected through the Apple Tree School Supply Drive.
Distribution sites are located in the Dallas, Falls City and Monmouth-Independence areas:
* Dallas-area residents can go to the Dallas Resource Center, 326 Main St., on Monday, Aug. 15, from 2 to 4 p.m.
* Falls City-area residents can go to the Falls City Community Center, 320 N. Main St., on Tuesday, Aug. 16, from 2 to 4 p.m.
* Monmouth-Independence residents can go to Independence Plaza, 1325 Monmouth St., on Wednesday, Aug. 16, from 1 to 3 p.m.
School supplies and financial donations still can be dropped off at the Dallas Resource Center through Friday, Aug. 12. The most needed supply items are: college-ruled notebook paper, spiral notebooks, notebook dividers, calculators (scientific is best), index cards, backpacks, USB memory sticks, three-ring binders, large scissors, compasses and protractors. Financial donations are tax-deductible.
For more information: Dallas Resource Center, 503-623-8429.