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Rotary School Supplies Drive to Benefit Lahaina & Hāna Students

July 4, 2017, 4:50 AM HST
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Prior to the opening of the 2017-18 school year three West Maui Rotary Clubs will man collection tables at the entrances to places of business to collect school supplies and funds for the children of Maui.

Supplies collected by the three West Maui Rotary Clubs are sorted to be delivered schools at the conclusion of the 2016 School Supplies Drive. Left to right: AynMarie Eastridge, Moritz Keiendecker, Brandi Henderson, Pearl Gore, Liz May and Joanne Laird.

Collected supplies and funds will be taken to schools for children in need at Princess Nāhiʻenaʻena, Kamehameha III, Lahaina Intermediate and Hāna Schools. Collection sites will be at the following times and locations:

Saturday July 29 – Lahania Cannery Mall Entrance near Longs, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Rotary Club of Lahaina
Saturday, Aug. 5 – Office Max/Office Depot, Lahaina Gateway, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Rotary Club of Lahaina Sunrise
Saturday, Aug. 5 – Lahania Cannery Mall Entrance near Longs, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Rotary Club of Lahaina Sunset

Moritz Leiendecker and Leah Lambros sort collected school supplies at the conclusion of the 2016 School Supplies Drive.

Marti Wukelic, Assistant District Governor for the organization said, “This is the 10th consecutive year of the Rotary-sponsored School Supplies drives. Members of the three Rotary Clubs of West Maui are dedicated to making a difference in the lives of children in need.”

This island-wide School Supplies Drive is one of the many community service projects sponsored by the Rotary Clubs on Maui and Lānaʻi. Rotary is a leadership organization made up of local businesses, professional and civic leaders who meet regularly and collaborate on projects that benefit the community.

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