Sisters’ Back to School-School Supply Drive is underway at Sisters’ Les Schwab Tire Center.

Community members can drop off new school supplies during regular business hours and help students in need begin the school year well equipped for a successful year. Les Schwab Tire Center is located at 600 W. Hood Ave., open Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The following new school supply items are needed (no used school or office supplies):

•?One-inch three-ring binders, notebook dividers, college-ruled and wide-ruled notebook paper and college-ruled spiral notebooks.

•?4x6 index cards, college-ruled and wide-ruled composition notebooks.

•?Wooden rulers with inches and centimeters (no plastic rulers).

•?Fiskars pointed scissors.

•?Crayola watercolor paints (cheaper, low-quality paints are not useable).

•?Yellow highlighters, pens, pencils, basic calculators, dry-erase markers, white erasers.

•?12-count box Crayola colored pencils.

•?Backpacks are needed for all ages.  

School supplies distribution for those in need will begin the week before school on August 26 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Sisters Family Access Network (FAN) office located inside the Sisters School District administration building at 525 E. Cascade Ave.

Sisters FAN distributes school supplies to over 100 financially struggling students/families each year.  Thank you for your donations for our local


Call FAN at 541-549-0155 for more information.