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St. Louis Blues to pick up supplies for local partners

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 12, 2016

 

 

St. Louis Blues and KidSmart Host School Supply Drive August 31

ST. LOUIS - Blues for Kids and KidSmart are teaming up to collect school supplies for area students in need on Wednesday, Aug. 31. Local businesses are invited to donate much-needed supplies to help equip St. Louis area students with basic supplies that are essential for being successful in school.

Blues celebrities and Louie the St. Louis Blues Mascot will pick up donated supplies in person with the St. Louis Blues van on Wednesday, Aug. 31.

Businesses can participate by completing an online form. The Blues will schedule a time to come pick up the donation items.

Items needed include paper, pencils, markers, glue, crayons, 2-pocket folders, pens, student scissors, colored pencils, and erasers. Monetary donations will also be accepted; checks can be made out to KidSmart or donations can be made online at http://www.kidsmartstl.org.

For more information and to register for the drive, please visit www.stlouisblues.com/kidsmart.

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About Blues for Kids

Blues for Kids, the charitable trust of the St. Louis Blues, has a mission to build St. Louis' future by positively impacting programs and services that improve health and wellness on the youth in St. Louis Area. Thanks to the members of the Blues family, including our fans, community partners, players, alumni and staff, Blues for Kids and the St. Louis Blues 14 Fund have contributed more than $3 million to the St. Louis community.

About KidSmart

 

KidSmart's mission is to empower children in need to succeed in school by providing free essential tools for learning.  Each year, KidSmart serves tens of thousands of local students by equipping them with desperately needed free school supplies.  

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