DAYLO: The Diversity Awareness Youth Literacy Organization, the Pat Conroy Literary Center, and the Storybook Shoppe children’s bookstore are collaborating on a school supplies drive to benefit the students and teachers of St. Helena Elementary School, a Title 1 school, from July 1 to 28. Donated supplies from the school’s wish list can be dropped off at the Conroy Center (601 Bladen St., Beaufort) or the Storybook Shoppe (Tanger 2, A190, 1414 Fording Island Rd, Bluffton).

Drop-off bins will also be available at DAYLO’s Teddy Bear Picnic read-aloud at the Port Royal Farmers Market on Saturday, July 6, from 9:30 a.m. to noon, and at the Conroy Center’s Lowcountry Children’s Book Fair at the Port Royal Sound Foundation Maritime Center on Saturday, July 27, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Requested items: crayons, markers, and colored pencils (Crayola brand preferred); #2 pencils (Ticonderoga brand preferred); student-sized scissors (Fiskar brand preferred); dry erase markers (Expo brand preferred); office supplies for teachers, including tape, staples, paper clips, pens, highlighters; sticky notes (Post-It brand preferred); plastic zippered bags (Ziploc brand preferred); tissues; and gift cards.

Learn more about DAYLO: Learn more about the Pat Conroy Literary Center: Learn more about the Storybook Shoppe: Learn more about St. Helena Elementary School: