District 300 is asking for the community's help in collecting school supplies for its 250 homeless students, according to a D300 press release.
District 300 will host a Stuff the Bus for Homeless Students' event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on July 14 at , 1410 S. Randall Road in Algonquin. A school bus will be parked in front of the Walmart at that time and donations will be collected.
District 300 is looking for donations of folders, notebooks, loose leaf/filler paper, pencils, pens, scissors, glue sticks, rulers, crayons and gender neutral backpacks, according to the press release.
The district is also accepting monetary donations. Checks can be made out to CUSD300 with "School Supplies for Homeless" in the memo line, according to the news release. The checks can be mailed to D300 Education Services, 300 Cleveland Ave. in Carpentersville.
A stuffed backback costs about $23. Supply donations can also be dropped off at the front desk of the D300 Central Office, 300 Cleveland Ave. in Carpentersville, from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. from Monday through Thursday, according to the press release.