HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Fourth-graders at Woods Road Elementary School are collecting art supplies to benefit ArtWorks.
Each year the fourth grade class spearheads a community service project to help give back to those in need.
ArtWorks/The Naomi Cohain Foundation is a non-profit organization that provides art supplies to children suffering chronic and life-threatening illnesses. The foundation provides these supplies to young patients and their siblings giving them an outlet during their stay in the hospital.
The WRS Art Supply drive was a highlight of the school’s 3rd Annual Art Show which was held on Thursday, May 18. Supplies will be collected through June 2.during school hours, 8:201 a.m.-3:05 p.m..
Only new, unopened, non-toxic art supplies will be accepted.
A list of suggested items includes paint, brushes, small canvases, crayons, markers, modeling clay, and art kits.
Monetary donations will also be accepted and used to cover ArtWorks’s shipping costs and other administrative needs.