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Vail Resorts employees collecting supplies for Summit County youth

VR employees school drive

Vail Resorts Echo and the Summit County Employee Giving Council have teamed with the Family & Intercultural Resource Center (FIRC) for a school supply drive for the 2013-14 school year. This Saturday and Sunday, August 3-4, Summit County Vail Resorts employees will be collecting supplies with the help of a Colorado Mountain Express van at the Frisco Wal-Mart from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.Vail Resorts Echo logo

All supplies will go directly to schools in Summit County to ensure students have the necessary tools to be successful in academics. In tough economic times and school budgets getting tighter, it is often difficult for children to get the adequate supplies they need to thrive in school. Please help fill the van with school supplies to support our community. A list of needed supplies includes:

  • Backpacks
  • Headphones/ Ear buds
  • Flash Drive – 2GB
  • Pencils #2 – 12ct
  • Glue Sticks
  • Washable Markers
  • Crayons
  • Scissors (kid friendly)
  • Index Cards
  • Composition notebooks
  • Highlighters

  • Sharpies
  • Sticky notes
  • Kleenex
  • Disinfecting wipes
  • Clipboard
  • Rulers
  • Scotch Tape
  • Spiral notebooks
  • Mechanical Pencils
  • Folders
  • Dry Erase Markers

  • Watercolors
  • Elmer’s glue
  • Large pink erasers
  • Dividers with colored tabs
  • 2-pocket folders
  • Plastic multi-pocket folders
    • Pencil sharpeners
    • Small boxes/bags for supplies
    • Zip loc bags
    • 3-ring binders


To learn more about Vail Resorts Echo programs and upcoming events please visit vailresortsecho.com.

— Alysa Hetze

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