Mercy Health-Allen Hospital Associates Donate School Supplies to Oberlin Schools – Morning Journal


Baskets full of pencils, pens, crayons and highlighters along with boxes of paper for notebooks, notepads, folders and binders were dropped off Aug. 23 in the Oberlin City School District by Mercy Health Hospital administrators -Allen, according to a press release.

The items were donated by associates of Mercy Health-Allen Hospital in Oberlin and submitted by Catherine Woskobnick, director of Community Health; Kelly Simenson, Parish Nursing Coordinator; and Carrie Jankowski, president, according to the release.

Oberlin City School District Superintendent David Hall accepted the donations on behalf of the students.

“We appreciate the kind gesture for our students,” Hall said in the statement. “These items will certainly be used throughout the 2022-2023 school year.

“We are grateful to the associates of Mercy Health-Allen Hospital for thinking of our students; and for their continued support in making the lives of our students happier and healthier.

Woskobnick said the school supply drive took three weeks.

“These are all the tools students will need to succeed in school,” she said in the statement.

Jay Nimene, director of student and family support services for the Oberlin City School District, will distribute school supplies to appropriate buildings for students.

“At the start of the year, it’s going to be wonderful for our students,” Nimene said in the statement. “Students love getting brand new crayons, markers, pencils, note paper and binders to start a new year. »

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