ST. CLOUD - Catholic Charities have begun to distribute school supplies to area kids, as they get ready to head back to school.  However, after the first day of distribution yesterday, they are already out of several items.

They are asking for the following donations: Kleenex, scissors, college ruled notebooks, fine point markers, regular point markers, colored pencils, drawstring backpacks, index cards, composition notebooks, and pencil boxes.

Items can be dropped off at Catholic Charities Emergency Services at 157 Roosevelt Road from 8:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, or 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday.

They are also asking for volunteers to help with their distribution days on Tuesday and Thursday of next week.  To volunteer, call Chad at 229-4568.