The Palm Beach County Boxed for Success School Supply Drive saw a record-breaking year for donations, and local kids have plenty of supplies for the school year thanks to the generosity of area residents.
The drive received nearly 30,000 items including notebooks, paper, pencils, markers, crayons, tissues and glue sticks. Cash donations also totalled $14,600 which was by far the most money in the drive’s six-year history, doubling its previous high of $7,000 in 2014.
All of the supplies and monetary donations were evenly distributed to three Title 1 elementary schools in the county, where more than 90 percent of those students' families are low income.
The Boxed for Success School Supply Drive, which ended just before school started a…