LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (CW69 News at 10)


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The Gwinnett Police Department is hosting “Operation Children Thrive,” to collect and provide students the supplies they need to start the 2021-22 school year.

Donation boxes will be available Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. until July 16.

Residents are encourage to drop off donations at their local Gwinnett Police Precincts lobbies, Gwinnett Police Training Center and Gwinnett Police Headquarters.

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Visit for locations:

Items needed:

• Bookbags/backpacks • Colored pencils and markers • Safety scissors • Tissues • Paper • Crayons • Pencils and Erasers • Glue sticks • Pencil pouch • Calculators/flash drives • Pens • Index cards • Highlighters • Pocket folders • Rulers • Notebooks (composition and spiral) • Hand sanitizer

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