2021 School Tools Drive Begins Aug. 16

Published August 3, 2021

Newport News Shipbuilding’s 2021 School Tools Drive is Aug. 16-27. The goal is to provide school supplies for 2,300 local students. Donations from shipbuilders will impact classrooms, students’ lives and the community’s future.

Shipbuilders will be able to donate online, through collection containers at gate turnstiles or through department collections.

Most needed supplies include composition and spiral notebooks, No. 2 pencils, three-ring notebooks, notebook paper, five-subject notebooks, report covers, compass/protractors, pens, rulers, markers/highlighters, erasers, colored pencils, glue/glue sticks, calculators, pencil boxes, kid-safe scissors, crayons, backpacks, tissues and hand sanitizer.

Donations from shipbuilders will support local departments of social services, Boys & Girls Clubs, ForKids and An Achievable Dream. Look for more information about how to support the School Tools Drive in upcoming editions of Currents.