Help a Child… Help Your Community… SAMARITAN HOUSE BACK TO SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE

 

Donate School Supplies to the Samaritan House Back to School Drive

Backpacks

Dear Serendipity School families, friends, and neighbors,

Serendipity Preschool and Elementary School invite you to join our 2nd annual Back to School Supply Drive, in partnership with Samaritan House of San Mateo. Every fall, many school-aged children in our own neighborhoods head back to school without the necessary supplies. Samaritan House, an inspiring local charity organization committed to supporting people in need in our very own communities, is asking for donations of new backpacks, new children’s shoes, Payless Shoes gift certificates, and school supplies that will help to give local children a happy and confident start to the new school year. This year, Samaritan House plans to give backpacks to close to 1000 San Mateo County children in need. Last year, our little school collected 40 backpacks filled with complete school supply kits. This year, we would like to increase our impact, and YOU CAN HELP!

If you are interested in donating to the drive, you may either donate a complete supply kit along with a new backpack or donate any single item or group of items from the accompanying list. Please encourage friends, family members, and neighbors to join in, as well. Your donations should be delivered to either the Serendipity Preschool or Serendipity Elementary School office by Monday, July 24th, 2017. Please contact Mandy Rizvi at the Elementary School campus mandy@serendipityschool.com if you have questions about the drive.

Thank you, in advance for your generosity and support!

Supply Donation Checklist

Elementary School Level

24-pack crayons
12 – #2 pencils
1 Pink eraser
1 pack washable markers
2 Glue sticks
1 School glue
1 Kids blunt tip scissors
2 Wide -rule spiral notebook
2 Wide-ruled looseleaf paper
1 Composition book
1 Small pack of construction paper
2 Pocket folders
1 Ruler
1 Pencil sharpener
1 Pencil case
Other Items Needed

Elementary School Level

New Children’s Backpacks
New Children’s Shoes
$20 Payless Shoes Gift Certificates

 

Where to Bring Your Donations

Serendipity Preschool

3172 Clearview Way

San Mateo, CA 94402

 

Serendipity Elementary School

2820 Ponce Avenue

Belmont, CA 94002

 

Deadline

Monday, July 24th 2017

 

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