United Way is now collecting school supplies for the Annual Backpack Project that ensures hundreds of local youth start school with all the right stuff. Please drop off supplies to United Way of Androscoggin County, 66 Ash Street, Lewiston, by August 19th. Supplies can also be dropped off at the August UpLift After Hours at the Great Falls Balloon Festival on August 18th. Monetary donations welcome. For more information, please call Larry Marcoux at (207) 795-4000.