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Backpack and School Supply Drive

Backpack and School Supply Drive

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August 8, 2021

All Day

Category: Home Missions

St. Philip’s is once again teaming up with one of our home missions partners, Tricounty Family Ministries, to bless students in need in our community with school supplies and backpacks for the upcoming school year. Please take advantage of this opportunity to also be blessed, by donating school supplies and volunteering your time, by this important community initiative.

Important dates:

August 2-6: Drop-off at the church office available

August 6-8: South Carolina’s tax-free weekend

August 8: Main drive (donations accepted in church and office)

August 9-11: Final days to drop items at the church office

Supply list 

(printable list, skip to volunteer opportunities)

• Backpacks

• Lunch boxes or bags

• Pencil boxes/pouches/bags

• No. 2 pencils

• Pencil grips

• Pencil sharpeners

• Erasers

• White-out

• Ballpoint pens (blue, black)

• Colored pencils 

• Crayons

• Washable markers

• Permanent markers

• Highlighters

• Spiral notebooks

  (wide- or college-ruled)

• Three-ring binders

• Loose-leaf paper

  (wide- or college-ruled)

• Subject dividers

• Three-hole punches

• Plastic folders

• Graph paper

• Construction paper

• Scissors

   (regular or blunt-tipped)

• Index cards

• Post-it notes

• Glue sticks, glue

• Rulers

• Protractors

• Calculators

   (graphing or standard)

• Book covers

• Organizers/planners

• Combination locks

• Tissues

Volunteer Opportunities

August 1: Hand out reminder cards 

August 8: Accept donations

August 14: Help with distribution at TFM

Volunteer signup

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