The Milford Police Department’s Community Policing Unit are collecting school supplies for elementary-aged Milford School District students beginning Aug. 2.

The supplies will be distributed to district students in need for the upcoming 2017-18 school year. These supplies will be collected in the lobby of the Milford Police Department and can be placed in the boxes located to the left of the entrance.

Needed are No. 2 pencils, spiral notebooks, washable Crayola crayons (box of 24), large pink erasers, pencil cases, colored pencils, loose-leaf wide-ruled paper, highlighters, composition books, three-ring binders, tissue boxes and school-approved polo shirts in maroon or gold in youth sizes.

For information, call 422-8081.