Rock Hill district to host school supply distribution

rsouthmayd@heraldonline.comAugust 10, 2013 

  • Rock Hill Flexible Learning Center, 1234 Flint St. Extension.

    Fort Mill

    Any school location, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday to Friday


    York District Office, 1475 E. Liberty St.


    Clover School District, 604 Bethel St., 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; Clover Community Bank, 124 Old N. Main St., 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Clover Community Bank-Lake Wylie, 5196 Charlotte Highway, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

    Chester County

    Chester – Alltel, 1841 J.A. Cochran Bypass; Chester ARP Church, 109 Wylie Street; Chester City Hall, 100 W. End Street; Chester County Chamber of Commerce, 109 Gadsden Street; Chester County Library, 100 Center Street; Chester County Sheriff’s Department, 2740 Dawson Drive; Dollar General, 123 Cestrain Square; First Baptist Church, 102 Chester Street; Hy-Gloss Paint and Body Shop, 747 Wilson Road; Lowrys Family Medicine, 517 Doctors Court; PPG Industries, 1497 Lancaster Highway; ResCare HomeCare, 120 Main St.; Sandy River Baptist Church, 1184 Lowrys Highway; Security Finance, 1841 J.A. Cochran Bypass; Temple of Praise Missionary Baptist Church, 112 Baptist St.; The Arts Council, 123 Main St.; The Chester Market of Cotton Hills Farm, 2575 Lowrys Highway; True Gospel Church of God, 552 Ashford Road; TruVista, 112 York St.; United Hospice of the Piedmont, 118 York St.; Winters Law Firm, 105 Main St.

    Great Falls – Dollar General, 516 Chester Ave.; Lowrys Family Medicine, 308 Chester Ave.

    Richburg – Lowry’s Family Medicine, 3912 Lewisville High School Road.

    Lancaster County

    Showmars Restaurant, 9783 Charlotte Highway, Fort Mill

    Monetary donations

    Rock Hill – Send a donation to Rock Hill School District Foundation, P.O. Box 12286, Rock Hill, S.C. 29730

    Fort Mill – Send a donation to The Foundation for Fort Mill Schools, 2233 Deerfield Drive, Fort Mill, SC 29715

    York – Send a donation to “York School District One School Supply Account,” and send to the York School District Office, 1475 E. Liberty Street, York, S.C. 29745.

    Clover – Send a donation to Clover School District School Supply Drive, 604 Bethel Street, Clover, S.C. 29710.

    Chester – Go to to make a direct donation.

    Lancaster – Send a donation to Communities in Schools, P.O. Box 3241, Lancaster, S.C. 29721.

    Needed supplies


    three-ring binders


    clear page protectors

    non-sticky book covers

    construction paper

    graph paper

    notebook paper

    white copy paper

    spiral notebooks

    composition notebooks

    folders with prongs and pockets

    index cards

    Post-it notes

    pencil pouches





    handheld pencil sharpeners

    glue sticks

    glue bottles

    Sharpie markers



    ink pens


    quart and gallon resealable plastic bags

    Clorox or Lysol wipes

    Lysol, tissues

    hand sanitizer

With less than two weeks to go until the first day of school, school supplies for students in need in the Rock Hill school district will be distributed from 2 to 5 p.m. Thursday, or as long as supplies last.

The distribution will be at the Rock Hill Flexible Learning Center, 1234 Flint St. Extension.

For the past few weeks, community members have had the opportunity to donate school supplies to Rock Hill and schools in Clover, Chester, York and Fort Mill. And there’s still time to donate.

The annual school supply drive is a partnership between The Herald and its sister community newspapers – Fort Mill Times, Enquirer-Herald and Lake Wylie Pilot – and the school districts in York, Chester and Lancaster counties. The drive will continue through next week.

At the Rock Hill distribution, supplies will be given on a first-come, first-serve basis to students in need. Volunteers will assist with filling backpacks with supplies and giving them to students who come to the event.

Supply drop-off locations

Rock Hill

Rachel Southmayd •  803-329-4072

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