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School Supply Drive

Refugee Support Center School Supply Drive
The Faith in Action Committees will be holding a virtual and in person school supply drive for the Refugee Support Center, a local nonprofit that provides refugees with access to services and providers along with assistance with housing, immigration, legal matters and liaising with local schools. The majority of refugees served through RSC are from Burma but also from DR Congo, Rwanda and Syria. A drive-through collection of new, unused school supplies will be held on Saturday, July 31 from 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. in the parking circle.You may also drop off items after services in the Library. We will be serving 320 students with the help of other congregations and community groups.  Items needed in order of priority include:

  • Backpacks for all grade levels
  • Manual Pencil Sharpeners
  • Pencil Pouches for binders
  • Pencil/Pens/Highlighters/Colored Pencils/Markers (thick/thin)/Dry Erase Markers/ Crayons
  • Spiral Notebooks/Composition Notebooks (wide/college ruled)
  • Erasers
  • Glue sticks
  • Rulers
  • Scissors
  • Looseleaf Paper (wide/college ruled)
  • Binders (1” and 1.5”)

A wish list has been created on Amazon for those who prefer to shop online. The Amazon Wish List is also a good reference for in-store shopping.