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Register of Deeds Office Collects School Supplies For Homeless Children

Jun 25, 2019

The Register of Deeds office is holding its 10th annual school supply drive for homeless Cumberland County school children through Aug. 1. Individuals, businesses, groups and churches are encouraged to give.


The Register of Deeds office would like to collect supplies to fill 850 book bags to be donated to the approximately 650 homeless children in county schools, as well as 200 additional bags for homeless relief events and the American Red Cross to help families who have experienced a disaster.


Donated items can be dropped off Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Register of Deeds office in Room 114 of the Cumberland County Courthouse, 117 Dick St. The deadline to drop off items is Aug. 1.


The following school supplies are needed: pencils, pens, notebooks, rulers, composition books, folders, notebook paper, pencil sharpeners, erasers, glue sticks, crayons, toothbrushes, toothpaste, hand sanitizer and toothbrush cases.


In addition to school supplies, gift cards or cash donations will be accepted. No checks, please. 


For more information, call 910- 678-7775. You can also visit the Register of Deeds online at