Rotarians will hand out School Supply Lists of items needed by our island keiki and teachers and store patrons are encouraged to purchase any of these needed items or to make cash donations.
Rotary Club members will divide and deliver the collected supplies and funds to community programs that help children in need and to individual schools on Maui.
On Saturday, July 24, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., look for Rotary club members from the Rotary Club of Kīhei-Wailea at the Longs in Kīhei (until 5 p.m.), Kīhei Sunrise members at the Kīhei Safeway, the Valley Isle Sunset Rotary Club will collect school supplies at Walmart and the Rotary Club of Upcountry Maui will be at Longs in Kulamalu.
(Left to right) Gary Paul and Ed Corbett from the Rotary Club of Kīhei Sunrise accept donations at last year’s School Supplies Drive.
The Lahaina and Lahaina Sunrise clubs will man Longs and Office Max in Lahaina from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
On Sunday, July 25, the Rotary Club of Kahului will be posted at Office Max in Kahului from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
On Monday, July 26, The Rotary Club of Maui will collect supplies at the Kahului Office Max from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
This is the fourth consecutive year that the School Supplies Drive has been sponsored by Maui Rotary clubs.
This island-wide School Supplies Drive is one of the many community service projects sponsored by the eight Rotary clubs on Maui, which are a part of Rotary Internationals’ global network of more than 32,000 clubs in 207 countries. Rotary International consists of 1.2 million professional men and women who, as civic leaders, volunteer to improve the quality of life in their home and world communities.