Forsyth Technical Community College to hold drive-through school supply collection

Published 2:25 pm Monday, November 16, 2020

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“Thankful Things” is Forsyth Tech’s school supply collection to assist students through the Forsyth Tech Cares office. You can donate school supplies and help Forsyth Tech students who do not have the supplies they need for classes.

Forsyth Tech Cares began during COVID-19 to assist students with additional needs such as food, transportation, and housing. Forsyth Tech Cares evolved into a program in the Student Success Center and is now staffed with three Cares Navigators. The Navigators identify student needs and help make referrals and recommendations for wrap-around services that are barriers to completing their education.

School supply items requested

• College rule notebook paper
• 1-inch and 2-inch Binders
• Notecards – small and large
• Pens
• Mechanical pencils/lead
• composition notebooks
• five-subject notebooks
• single-subject notebooks
• sticky tabs
• dividers
• highlighters
• Gift cards from Walmart, Staples, Target, Office Depot

The event will be from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, at the Robert L. Strickland Center, South Wing patio on the main campus of Forsyth Tech, 2100 Silas Creek Parkway, Winston-Salem. The event is open to the community and members of the media.