WORLEY, Idaho--The Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort raised and donated $10,000 Thursday to the Tools 2 Schools donation drive.
The donation is in addition to 500 backpacks donated by the business at the start of Tools 2 Schools. Each year KREM 2 teams up with the Coeur d’Alene Tribe and the Coeur d’Alene Casino resort for with the goal of sending kids back to school with the supplies they need to be successful.
The additional $10,000 will help to purchase more backpacks and fill them with supplies. It is also the single, largest donations to be given to Tools 2 Schools.
Extra supplies are still need for local kids. School supplies can be donated at area Walmarts.
All the supplies and money raised will be distributed between the Salvation Army Kroc Center in Coeur d’Alene and The Martin Luther King Jr. Family Outreach Center in Spokane. All the supplies are then distributed at each of the agencies distribution days which is Thursday August 29th. Families must pre-register and the information to do so is in the Tools 2 Schools homepage.