FARGO — The United Way of Cass-Clay is kicking off its annual school supply drive Tuesday, June 29.

The community can donate new school supplies or financial gifts from June 29 to July 23.

Donations of new backpacks and supplies can be dropped off at all First International Bank and Trust locations, all Gate City Bank locations, West Acres, select Marvin locations, Renee Forde State Farm and Scheels Arena.

In 2020, 6,040 local students benefited from the school supply drive, and over 600 people volunteered.

Backpacks and school supplies will be distributed at Scheels Arena in a drive-thru format Aug. 2-4. Visit unitedwaycassclay.org for more information.