The Northeast Interfaith Church Council is collecting school supplies during the month of July for families in need throughout the Humble, Atascocita, Kingwood and surrounding areas. Families receiving assistance from St. Mary Magdelene Catholic Church and HAAM will be eligible to receive the donated school supplies during the month of August.

Items needed for the school supply drive are backpacks, wide-ruled notebook paper, colored map pencils, pocket folders with brads, markers, 2-inch binders, dividers, pens (blue, black and red), spiral notebooks, erasers, rulers, highlighters, pencils, manilla paper, construction paper, lunch boxes and pencil boxes. Donations can be dropped off at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, located at 14350 N. Sam Houston Pkwy. E., or St. Mary Magdelene Catholic Church, located at 527 S. Houston Ave. in Humble.

Monetary donations will also be accepted. Checks can be made payable and mailed to the Office of Social Concerns at St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church at 527 S. Houston Ave., Humble, TX 77338 or HAAM at P. O. Box 14051, Humble, TX 77347.

For additional information, contact Jennifer Hales at 281-436-0041.