KNOXVILLE (WATE) – WATE 6 On Your Side is collecting donations for the Teacher Supply Depot and the PTA Clothing Center for a “Christmas in July” event.
The event is Thursday, July 16, at the WATE 6 On Your Side studio, Greystone Mansion, 1306 North Broadway from 6 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Items for donation include pens, pencils, markers, notebooks, binders and other school supplies, as well as back to school clothing items for students K-12.
Santa Claus is scheduled to make an appearance and Christmas cookies will be available for donors. All donors need to do is drive by the station and drop off their items.
Teacher Supply Depot is a collection center and warehouse of new and pre-used classroom materials, which are distributed to Knox County public school teachers and teaching assistants free of charge.
More online: Teacher Supply Depot
The PTA Clothing Center provides clothing assistance for students in need so they may attend school on a daily basis.
More online: PTA Clothing Center