Volunteer Ascension is organizing a corporate challenge school supply drive, with supplies to be dropped off between 7 a.m. and 2 p.m. July 19 in the Eatel Corp. parking lot at 406 E. Worthy St., Gonzales.

A Community Challenge is set for 7 a.m. to 2 p.m July 20 at the Walmart stores in Gonzales, Prairieville and Donaldsonville. 

Volunteer Ascension is suggesting that different business types focus on different school supplies for the corporate challenge:

  • Attorneys, telecommunications and technology: jump drives, 2-inch binders, dividers for binders, composition books.
  • CPAs, insurance and accountants: rulers, pencils, packs of multicolored pens.
  • Builders, contractors, architects and engineers: hand sanitizer, tissues, paper towels.
  • Hospitals, doctor's offices, dental offices and medical facilities: crayons, markers and construction paper.
  • Restaurants: loose-leaf paper, notebooks, composition books.
  • Clubs and organizations: dry-erase supplies.
  • Churches: scissors, glue and glue sticks.
  • Law enforcement: loose-leaf paper, notebooks and composition books.
  • Fire services and EMTs: scissors, glue and glue sticks.