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SCHOOL SUPPLIES & BACKPACK DRIVE FOR HOMELESS STUDENTS -Supplies Accepted Daily

AUG
31
Date & Time:

Friday, August 31, 2018
12:00 AM - 1:00 AM

Volunteers:

0 have signed up & 40 openings remain.

Project Leaders:

Jennifer Higgens

Description:

Help us provide backpacks, school, supplies, and clothing store gift cards to kids experiencing homelessness enrolled in OC schools. Kids need the right tools to have a happy and healthy learning environment! Adopt A Child or Host a Drive! Help us collect items for our children and help them get ready for school. See lists of needed items below. All items can be dropped off at the PHA office. Office Hours: Mon-Fri 9AM-5PM ADOPT A CHILD Symbolically “adopt” a child this back-to-school season to provide for them: • A brand new backpack • $50 or more retail gift card for new clothes and shoes • Optionally, donors can include lunch boxes, reusable water bottle, additional supplies etc. • Please drop off all supplies labeled with your child’s ID number HOST A DRIVE: For large groups or organizations, you can host a drive of your own! • Spread the Word: Our school supplies list flyer around your organization or office • Start collecting: Gather items for our supplies list for 2-4 weeks • Celebrate and Appreciate: Don’t forget to thank everyone for contributing to the backpack drive this year! Whether you adopt a child, host a drive, or give on your own, your contribution makes learning for our kids possible. Sign up today to help "end the cycle of homelessness, one child at a time." For All Students // Backpacks, lunchboxes, and reusable water bottles $50 retail store gift cards: Target, Walmart, TJMaxx, Marshall’s, Ross, Old Navy, Forever 21, H&M, etc Elementary School Students // Wide-ruled paper, rounded tip scissors, glue sticks and liquid glue, washable markers, #2 pencils, mechanical pencils, erasers, pencil pouches, colored pencils, crayons, tape, rulers, sharpeners, spiral 1-subject notebooks, pocket folders Middle & High School Students // College-ruled paper, graph paper, composition notebooks, #2 mechanical pencils, red/blue/black pens, erasers, index cards, scientific and graphing calculators, 1.5 inch three ring binders, dividers, sticky notes, planners, highlighters, spiral 3-5 subject notebooks, sheet protectors, dictionary, thesaurus, tab dividers, sheet reinforcers, compass and protractor, report covers, staplers, paper clips, binder clips, USB drives, hole puncher, bookstore gift cards Classroom Supplies // Dry erase markers and erasers, tissue boxes, can of disinfectant spray, hand sanitizer, antibacterial soap, quart and gallon size plastic storage bags, copy and construction paper, value size pencils/glue/ etc

Project Location:


a partner with
Love Our Cities