Help prepare refugee children for success in the classroom! Participate in our BACK TO SCHOOL Donation Drive.
The International Rescue Committee is hosting its annual back-to-school donation drive. Help Salt Lake City’s refugee community prepare for the upcoming school year by donating much needed school supplies and backpacks. With your support we can reach our goal of providing supplies to 155 newly arrived refugee children.
Please donate new or gently used backpacks filled with the following items:
Elementary: pack of #2 pencils, 2 pencil erasers, 1 box of crayons, 2 highlighters, 2-3 glue sticks, 1 pack of Elmers glue, 1 pair child safety scissors, 1 pencil box, 1 pack of index cards, 1 ruler, 1 pocket folder, 2 spiral notebooks, 1 ream of lined paper
Middle/High School: pack of #2 pencils, box of colored pencils, pack of blue or black pens, 2 red pens, 2-3 glue sticks, scissors, 2 highlighters, pack of index cards, 1 ruler, One 3-ring binder, folder dividers, 2 pocket folders, 2 spiral notebooks, 1 ream of lined paper, 1 calculator
Donations must be received by August 31, 2010. Please mark donated backpacks indicating which age range the backpack is intended for. Donations can be dropped off at 231 East 400 South, Suite 50 Salt Lake City, Utah 84111. Please contact Shawn Strong, Donations Assistant, with any questions at 801.328.1091, ext. 126 or firstname.lastname@example.org.