Promises2Kids holds school supply drive

Promises2Kids is organizing its ninth annual Backpack and Flash Drive collection for San Diego County abused and neglected children and youths in foster care.

Local businesses, churches and community groups will host collection points throughout the community through Aug. 23.

The Backpack and Flash Drive for Kids drive culminates with a “live” drive from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 23 at Wal-Mart in Kearny Mesa, 4840 Shawline St.

For a wish list of items or a location in your community where you can make a donation, visit the Promises2Kids website at

  1. To host a collection site or to volunteer, contact Laurie Spears at Promises2Kids at (858) 427-1112.

SOURCE: Press Release