Make a Difference for Aug. 22, 2020

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United Way Stuff the Bus School Supply Drive is on now through Sunday, Aug. 23 for Lake Superior School District and Superior schools. Lake Superior school district most requested supplies include: face coverings, hand sanitizer, antibacterial wipes, earbuds, wide-ruled notebooks, no. 2 pencils, regular and dry-erase markers, Crayola crayons, watercolor paints, scissors, glue sticks, bottles of glue, pocket folders and tissue. Superior schools most request supplies: wide-ruled notebooks, markers, no. 2 pencils, pocket folders, scissors, earbuds, youth-sized underwear and sock, pink erasers, reusable water bottles, child-sized cloth masks. Drop your donations off at Castle Danger Brewery, Lake County Chamber of Commerce in Two Harbors and Zup's Food Market in Silver Bay. Drop off donations for Superior schools at Barker's Island Inn, BMO Harris Bank, Edward Jones Superior - Jason Rolfe & Robyn Lings, Empower superior Nutrition at Belknap Plaza, Fen-Tech, RE/MAX Results - Superior, Superior One on Oakes Avenue, Superior Choice Credit Union, Superior Schools District Office at 3025 Tower Ave., and The Pottery Burn Studio.

  • Memorial Blood Centers will offer the following blood drives across the Northland. Call (888) GIVE-BLD (448-3253) or go to for eligibility guidelines and to schedule an appointment.

  • Monday, Aug. 24: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Carlton Community, 124 Chestnut Ave., Carlton.

  • Wednesday, Aug. 26: 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Kolar, 4781 Miller Trunk Highway, Duluth.

  • Thursday, Aug. 27: 1-6 p.m., ElderCircle, 1701 Fifth Ave. S.E., Grand Rapids.

  • Friday, Aug. 28: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., ElderCircle, 1701 Fifth Ave. S.E., Grand Rapids.

  • Aug. 31: 2:30-6:30 p.m., Elim Lutheran Church, 2077 County Road Six, Barnum.

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