www.fiveguys.com. First Book-Charlotte, launched in 2006, distributed more than 300,000 new books as of spring 2012, says Colleen Luddington, co-chair of the group.
Showmars has School Tools barrels in each of its 28 restaurants, awaiting your donations of school supplies for students who don't have them. School Tools' campaign runs throughout August. Pens, pencils, glue sticks, markers, book bags and more are welcome. You can also give at www.school-tools.org.