The UTMB Department of Pediatrics is sponsoring a school supplies drive for disadvantaged Galveston Independent School District students and UTMB pediatrics patients. Items requested include spiral notebooks, No. 2 pencils, binders, backpacks, rulers, flash drives, construction paper, combination locks and highlighters. The department will be collecting supplies through Aug. 23. Items can be dropped off in the main lobby of John Sealy Hospital at Eighth and Market streets or in Research Building 6 (formerly the Children’s Hospital) Room 3.300 on the UTMB campus. Contact Tayna Vazquez, firstname.lastname@example.org or 409-772-5270.