Local residents and businesses may help those less fortunate in the community by bringing in items to either Edward Jones branch office during regular business hours from July 20 to August 17. Items needed for the drive include: crayons, children scissors (blunt), glue sticks, washable markers, watercolor paints, 9×12 construction paper (assorted colors), 9×12 manila paper, plastic two pocket folders with clasp (red,blue,green), plastic pocket folders with no brads. Edward Jones is located at 675 W. Roundbunch and 715 Texas Ave., Ste. D.