Our Back to School Wish List

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June 29, 2017

Our annual Back to School Extravaganza will take place on September 1 where we will make sure that nearly 300 kids are ready for the school year with new shoes, haircuts, back packs, notebooks, and pencils–everything they need to feel confident and ready to learn!

We need your help getting all these important items together, it’s time for our summer Back to School Drive! Our Wish List is below, and also on Amazon.com. If you can help, please drop off your donations by August 16 at one of these three drop-off locations:

Emergency Family Shelter in Belltown: 314 Bell St from 9am to 3pm M-F
Mary’s Place Family Center in North Seattle: 1155 N 130th St from 9am to 5pm Everyday
Donation Center: 9 South Nevada St from 9am to 3pm M-F

BACK TO SCHOOL WISH LIST – all ages!

  • Backpacks for younger and older students, string bags for preschoolers
  • Shoes for all age kids 5-18
  • Socks for all age kids 5-18
  • Jeans and graphic T’s in all sizes for boys and girls ages 5-18
  • $20 Clothing store gift cards – Old Navy, Target, etc
  • $20 School supply gift cards – Target, Office Depot, Staples, etc
  • Small and large Ziplocs
  • Coloring books
  • #2 pencils
  • Antibacterial wipes
  • Scissors
  • Pink Pearl erasers
  • Colored pencils

Preschool

  • Crayons
  • Coloring book
  • Pencil
  • Extra wide rule notebook

Kinder – 2nd

  • Elmer’s school glue
  • Crayola crayons
  • Kleenex
  • Crayola water-colors
  • Glue sticks
  • Plastic folders (solid color)
  • Wide-ruled, 9.5” x 7.5”composition notebooks
  • Fat markers – 8pk
  • Bandaids

3rd – 5th

  • Crayola Colored Pencils
  • Kleenex
  • Pencil Sharpener with Shaving Catcher
  • Binder Dividers
  • Black Sharpies (fine and/or ultra-fine tip – extras welcome)
  • Wide-ruled filler paper
  • 3-ring binders (minimum 1″)
  • Folders with Pockets
  • Wide-ruled, 9.5” x 7.5”composition notebooks
  • Pencil Pouch for 3-ring binder

Middle School

  • 12″ ruler with both inches and centimeters
  • 3-ring binders (minimum 1″)
  • College-ruled spiral notebooks
  • Yellow Highlighters
  • College-ruled filler paper
  • College-ruled composition books
  • Folders with Pockets
  • Black or Blue Pens
  • Calculator
  • Clear Tape
  • Glue sticks
  • 3 X 5 White Ruled Index Cards
  • Graph Paper
  • Pencil pouch
  • Protractor with degree markings
  • Subject dividers

High School

  • 12″ ruler with both inches and centimeters
  • 3-ring binders (minimum 1″)
  • College-ruled spiral notebooks
  • Yellow Highlighters
  • College-ruled filler paper
  • College-ruled composition books
  • Black or Blue Pens
  • 3 X 5 White Ruled Index Cards
  • Graph Paper
  • Pencil pouch
  • Post-it Notes
  • Scientific or Graphing Calculator
  • Scotch tape
  • Subject dividers

You can order many of these items and send directly to us on our Amazon Back to School List

If you’re interested in hosting a drive please email: jennifer@marysplaceseattle.org

If you’re interested in volunteering please email: volunteer@marysplaceseattle.org