Cornelius residents are invited to help the Cornelius Police Department Pack the Patrol Car with school supplies for the upcoming 2013 - 2014 school year.
From August 1 to August 22, donations of school supplies can be dropped off Monday through Friday from 8:00am - 5:00pm in the lobby of the Cornelius Police Department, 21440 Catawba Avenue.
On Friday, August 23, officers will deliver all the donated items among the four Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools in Cornelius; Cornelius Elementary, J.V. Washam Elementary, Bailey Middle School, and W.A. Hough High School.
Recommended supplies include paper, pencils, pens, crayons, markers, highlighters, erasers, glue sticks, scissors, binders, pocket folders, hand sanitizer, tissues, back packs, and lunch bags.
In 2012, CPD collected over 550 school supplies. These supplies were separated, boxed and distributed to the four schools in the community.
For more information call Betsy Shores at (704)892-1363.