SharePoint Workflow

I need to create a workflow to send an email containing the count of new items added weekly. We are adding items weekly so basically a count of items added such as : "You have 100 new items added".

This workflow needs to go to the specific user associated with the category. Such as the below:
If the category is West, and email goes to west@gmail.com
If the category is East, and email goes to east@gmail.com

How do I set this up?

PS I have SharePoint Designer
kwarden13Asked:
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Jamie McAllister MVPSharePoint ConsultantCommented:
Wouldn't it be far easier to create an alert summarizing new items?

A little compromise but nothing to develop or maintain.
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kwarden13Author Commented:
It would be, however, how would I just send a count in the alert. I tested the alert and I get a really long email w/ form after form (looks like the display form). I have about 250 new items a week.

Thank you-
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Jamie McAllister MVPSharePoint ConsultantCommented:
I hear you, Alerts are unwieldy for the volumes you're working with.

Alas without answering your question directly again, one approach I've taken is to create a mini-dashboard using JSOM showing the item count in given libraries. If dashboard rather than email were acceptable, you could create a view per category then query each view and display the count.

I have some sample code for this, though you'd have to work in the specific view querying.

The code can be embedded on a given page simply using a Content Editor Webpart.

However, if it has to be workflow, I'm probably confusing this thread and apologize if so.
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kwarden13Author Commented:
We don't even know if the users would be able to navigate the site. So we are only providing them a link to the form so we do not confuse them.

I agree a dashboard would be easier however they want an email.
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Jamie McAllister MVPSharePoint ConsultantCommented:
Understood. Apologies for my tangents! :)
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kwarden13Author Commented:
No worries. I appreciate your input!
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