Olean General Hospital Seeks Donations for Needy School Children

September 27, 2013 Updated Aug 12, 2011 at 11:23 AM EDT

By WKBW News

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Olean General Hospital Seeks Donations for Needy School Children

September 27, 2013 Updated Aug 12, 2011 at 11:23 AM EDT

Olean, N.Y. (WKBW release) -- As part of its Community Connections initiative, Olean General Hospital is collecting donations from community members and employees to help fill backpacks with school supplies for needy children.

The hospital is asking for the following items:

• Pencils
• Pens
• Crayons
• Markers
• Hand sanitizer
• Wet wipes
• Pocket tissues
• Scissors (blunt tip)
• Loose leaf paper (college ruled)
• Spiral notebooks
• Pencil boxes
• Folders

Who: Donations will benefit up to 100 elementary school students.

When: Donations will be accepted through Thursday, August 25, 2011.

Where: Collection bins are located in the following areas at Olean General Hospital:

• Cafeteria
• Second Floor Nurses Station
• Third Floor Nurses Station
• Fourth Floor Nurses Station
• Operating Room Control Desk.