Farm Bureau & COUNTRY hosts school supply drive


BUREAU COUNTY - This year, Another Child Foundation’s goal is to pack nearly 1,000 packs for students in the area. Community support is being sought to help with this goal, which will allow kids to arrive back at school prepared to learn.

Farm Bureau and participating COUNTRY insurance offices will have drop box locations at their offices from now until July 21. Please consider donating any of the following needed items: blue/black ball point pens, red ballpoint pens, pencils, erasers, colored pencils (Crayola), colored markers (Crayola), crayons (Crayola), rulers, highlighters, glue sticks (Elmers), school glue (Elmers), water colors (Crayola), sharp scissors, blunt scissors, pencil pouches, notebooks, pocket folders, pronged folders and backpacks.

Drop off locations include Farm Bureau, 1407 N. Main St., Princeton; COUNTRY Financial, 204 N. Main St., Princeton; COUNTRY Financial, 224 W. Main St., Tiskilwa; and COUNTRY Financial, 102 N. Main St., Walnut. For additional questions about the program, contact Farm Bureau at (815) 875-6468.