The Sharing Tree will be accepting new school supply donations Wednesday Aug. 1 through Saturday, Aug. 11 at Chapter2Books, County Market, Hudson Hospital, The Purple Tree, WESTconsin Credit Union and the YMCA.

Oliphant Brewing in Somerset is hosting a collection bin.

Some much needed supplies are wide and college-ruled loose leaf paper, college-ruled notebooks, backpacks for older students, elementary boy backpacks, sharpened pencils, scientific and graphing calculators, graphing paper, colored pencils, notebooks, washable wide markers and scotch tape. Visit to see the complete list of school supplies.

Those interested in sponsoring a student or buying the classroom teacher requested supplies for a student registered with The Sharing Tree, contact Cindy at 715-781-9723 or email

Hudson families interested in registering their students can pick up forms at the Christian Cupboard food shelf at St. Patrick's Church or from the school counselors at all Hudson public schools. Somerset residents can find registrations at the Somerset Community Food Pantry and from the counselors at Somerset public schools.

Registrations are also available for printing at the website Registrations must be postmarked no later than Friday Aug. 3.

Donations are also accepted at the website or please send to: The Sharing Tree, PO Box 1082, Hudson, WI 54016.

For more information, call Cindy Leonard at 715-781-9723.