RBCU branches will have collection boxes for VEAP’s back-to-school collection from July 15-August 11. VEAP is the local non-profit social services agency meeting the needs of low-income residence of Bloomington, Edina, Richfield and South Minneapolis. The VEAP Back to School Program provides students with the school supplies necessary to begin the year prepared to learn. VEAP relies on the generous support of the community to help meet the needs of those students. In 2014, VEAP served 3,179 children and youth with your help! The program anticipates providing 3,200 – 3,600 K-12 students with a new backpack and grade-appropriate school supplies. A list of items needed will be available at RBCU branches and on the rbcu.org website. For more information, visit www.backtoschool.veap.org, or call 952-955-8309.