A group from the 2016 Leadership Greater Topeka (LGT) class is working with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Topeka address their most urgent need, program supplies. The LGT group will collect donations of supplies with the goal to fill an entire school bus. The Boys & Girls Clubs of Topeka After School Program for children (ages K-12) is in need of the following supplies:
- Construction Paper
- White Boards
- Spiral/Composition Notebooks
- Copy Paper
- Lined Notebook Paper
- Graph Paper
- Dry Erase Markers
The group will collect donations between now and the Stuff the Bus event on April 22. G’s Frozen Custard is collecting donations from April 4 through April 20, and will offer a 25% discount on one item with a donation.
The final Stuff the Bus collection event will be on Friday, April 22, 2016 at the following locations:
12:00pm – 1:30pm Wal-Mart North Topeka (Rochester Road)
2:00pm – 3:30pm Southwest Wal-Mart (Wanamaker Road)
4:00pm – 5:30pm Westar Energy Pocket Park (Kansas Avenue)
Monetary donations will also be accepted and will be used to purchase additional supplies.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Topeka strives to provide an atmosphere that promotes education, giving the students the motivation and encouragement they need to excel in their education. Education for many Boys & Girls Clubs children is a year-round process and supplies are in constant need.