Bates County Farm Bureau supports Project Hand-up for the children in our community. There is a need for school supplies, backpacks, new socks and shoes for over 240 children this August. Donations of school supplies and backpacks may be dropped off at the Carpenter’s Cup 102 South Bishop Street in Butler. Cash donations will be used to purchase shoes and socks. Cash donations may be mailed to Project Hand Up/ Carpenter’s Cup Butler. Need more information call 660-679-3333. This public service message is paid for by Wayne Vermillion of Bates County Farm Bureau Insurance of Butler.