From Staff Reports

The Prosper United Methodist Church Cockrell Campus in conjunction with Bethlehem Place, Prosper’s food pantry, is conducting a school supply drive to collect school supplies and backpacks for elementary students in need who attend Prosper schools. The supplies will be distributed at Bethlehem Place on Tuesday, Aug. 20, from 6-7 p.m. and on Tuesday, Aug. 27, from 9-10 a.m.

In preparation, volunteers will pack supplies from the Prosper ISD Elementary Supply List in backpacks at Cockrell elementary School, 1075 Escalante Trail, on Aug. 17 from 6-8 p.m. All members and friends of the Prosper community and Prosper United Methodist Church are invited to attend.

Donations may be dropped off during this time for those unable to stay. Cash donations will also be accepted.

For more information about the school supply drive, please contact Sherri Williams at