The Transylvania Times -

Teacher Supply Closet Seeks Community Support


April 12, 2018

Retired School Personnel volunteers stock their "teacher supply closet" with popular items at the start of a new school year. More than 450 orders will be packed and delivered again this year by volunteers, who seek donations to keep the closet filled throughout the year.

To start every school year, Transylvania County Retired School Personnel (TCRSP) seek and receive generous help to fill the supply closet for classrooms in Transylvania County Schools. In the spring, their search continues for donors to support the program and meet the needs of students so that teachers can avoid buying supplies out of their pocket.

Every two weeks, TCRSP volunteers meet to fill orders. To manage inventory, they accept donations of items but purchase most items in bulk, thanks to gifts sent to the "Kimzey-Tilson Teacher Supply Closet." Some items are overstocked and others...

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