Send Langley kids back to school with the right gear

The annual Gateway of Hope school supply drive is underway.

The Gateway of Hope is once again collecting school supplies to provide to needy families.

Last year they helped 300 kids in this community.

Donations can be dropped off during August at Gateway, 5787 Langley Bypass, or at any Langley Starbucks. Cash donations are also welcomed.

To get more information about the annual school supply drive, go to (under the services link) or call 604-514-7675. Those in need of supplies for their children can contact the shelter to register.

The list of needed items includes: pencils, highlighters, blue pens, red pens, white erasers, pencil sharpeners, glue sticks, 30 centimetre long rulers, scissors, pencil crayons, markers, lined paper, pencil cases or pencil boxes, geometry kits, Hillroy notebooks, duotangs, binders and backpacks.

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