Back to School Drive

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Back to School 2017
Back to School 2017
Back to School

Back to School supplies are now on the shelves at local retail stores, so parents will soon begin preparations to fill their children’s lists.  But more than 100 children living with their families in our emergency shelters are not able to afford the proper clothing or supplies to start school this fall.  The Salvation Army has begun work to provide school clothes and supplies for these children so they are able to start school with the same excitement and readiness as all other children, and we need your help.

Back to School 2017

Again this year, we are partnering with Spirit 105.9 for our Back to School Drive.  Donating school supplies is easy!  You can make a monetary donation, or shop on our wish list button below and the supplies will be delivered directly to our office.

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You can also drop off the supplies at :

  • Spirit 105.9 Radio Station office from 9am-5pm
    3600 N. Capital of Texas Highway, Austin 78743
  • The Salvation Army Austin Area Command from 9am-4:00pm
    10711 Burnet Road, Suite 231, Austin 78758

 

Back to School 2017
Back to School
Back to school

The Salvation Army runs and operates two emergency shelters, serving more than 100 children of all ages, from birth through seniors in high school, on any given day.

  “Our children often come to us with just the clothes on their back. Giving them new clothes and school supplies is an amazing way to start their school year off,”  says Donna Clendennen, Volunteer Coordinator at The Salvation Army of Austin.

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School Supplies

Back to School 2017
Back to School 2017

-Kleenex-3 pack

-Colored paper

-Pens – blue or black

-12″ Ruler

-Flash drive(always short on these)

-Backpacks

-Crayons

-Markers

-Clorox wipes

-Gallon Zip Lock bags

-3 ring binders 2″

-Children’s scissors

-Adult scissors

-Whiteboard eraser

-Combination locks

-Dry erase pens

-Hand sanitizer

Clothing

Back to School 2017

-T-shirts

-Underwear

-Socks – black for boys/any color for girls

-Skirts/dresses

-Boys & girls pants

-Blouses for girls

Back to School 2017

If your organization or company would like to do a school supply donation drive, email Donna.Clendennen@uss.salvationarmy.org by August 1 or call 512-634-5921 for more information.

Are you in need of school supplies for your child?

If you are not living in one of our emergency shelters and need school supplies, we recommend that you call 2-1-1 for information about getting supplies for your children.