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Backpack Drive Begins

June 17 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Y is excited to support our young learners with a new backpack full of supplies to ready them for the upcoming school year!

This year we are focusing our efforts to collect supplies for our 1,400+ After School Education & Safety (ASES) Program students. This program supports low-income families by providing a safe and educational after school environment through state grants and YMCA fundraising.

Drive Dates: June 17th – August 7th

How it Works

  1. Fill a backpack with items from the suggested list below OR donate items towards filling a backpack.
  2. Drop off donations at your local YMCA health & wellness facility.

Suggested Items

  • Backpacks
  • Colored Pencils (12 Count)
  • #2 Pencils
  • 1” Binders with Paper
  • Glue Sticks
  • Crayons (24 count)
  • Pens (Black/Blue)
  • Dividers for Binders
  • Safe Scissors for Ages 6-12
  • Basic Calculators
  • Folders
  • Erasers
  • Pencil Cases
  • Rulers

Details

Date:
June 17
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.ymcaoc.org/donation-drives/