Compassionate Resource Warehouse gathers school supplies for overseas students in need

The Compassionate Resource Warehouse wants to send supplies to the Philippines and Africa to help students there improve their chances at getting an education.

As Greater Victoria students get equipped to head back to school, many kids around the world are going back to class without any supplies.

The Compassionate Resource Warehouse wants to send supplies to the Philippines and Africa to help students there improve their chances at getting an education. The warehouse is collecting school supplies (as well as medical supplies, clothing, linens, hand tools and cash) this Saturday, Aug. 27 at Lumberworld, 3955 Quadra St. Donations can be dropped off on the last Saturday of each month, between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m., at Lumberworld. Call 250-888-6490 for more information.