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Credit union collecting donated school supplies

BEND, Ore. - Mid Oregon Credit Union is collecting needed school supplies for students in Deschutes, Jefferson and Crook counties. The Supplies 4 Schools drive will run through the month of August.

This year's Supplies 4 Schools will assure that children who can't afford needed and required school supplies will have a sense of belonging and readiness on their first day of school.

Supplies will stay in the same community in which they are collected. Community members may drop off donated school supplies at any Mid Oregon Credit Union location:

  • Bend (Olney Ave and 2nd Street, across from Black Bear Diner)
  • East Bend (On Cushing Drive, south of Neff, off 27th )
  • Redmond (next to Bi-Mart)
  • Madras (At Fifth and "F" Streets)
  • Prineville (In front of Bi-Mart)
  • La Pine Lending Center (Next to Bancorp Ins on Hwy 97)

Donations for Deschutes County will be distributed by the Family Access Network (FAN). In Crook and Jefferson Counties the supplies will be delivered directly to the school districts for distribution. For more information about Supplies 4 Schools call 541-382-1795.

Needed school supplies include:

Back packs                                                          Colored markers thick & thin                       Rulers

Calculators                                                          Highlighters                                                        Glue & glue sticks

College ruled paper                                        Compass/protractors                                     Pocket folders

2, 3 & 4 inch ring binders                               Pens/pencils                                                      Notebook dividers 5-pack

Colored pencils                                                 Spiral notebooks                                              Tissue boxes


As the only credit union headquartered in Central Oregon, Mid Oregon Credit Union is a full-service, member-owned, financial cooperative that has served Central Oregonians since 1957  With over 23,000 members in Deschutes, Jefferson, and Crook counties, Mid Oregon Credit Union builds relationships through valued financial solutions. For more information about Mid Oregon Credit Union, their services and branch locations in Bend, Redmond, Madras, Prineville, and La Pine Lending Center, please visit their website at

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