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South Coast Children’s Society Back to School Drive

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2011 Back to School Drive

SCCS is looking for donors to help equip 150 high‐risk children with the tools they need to start school this year. You can help by building a backpack, donating supplies or simply sending a check.

Build‐A‐Backpack or Provide New Supplies

  • Backpack (no wheels or corporate logos)
  • Binders (3‐ring, 1” and 2”)
  • Sets of dividers
  • Pencils (wooden #2)
  • Pens (medium point red, blue or black)
  • Pencil sharpener with canister
  • Erasers (large pink beveled)
  • Rulers (12” plastic with inches and centimeters)
  • Glue sticks (dries clear)
  • Filler paper (college & wide‐ruled)
  • Pencil case (either box or for binder)
  • Colored pencils
  • Highlighters
  • Spiral notebooks
  • Crayons
  • Construction paper
  • Scissors (blunt or sharp)
  • Scotch tape
  • Lunch box or paper lunch sacks
  • Zip seal food storage bags
  • Healthy snacks

Other ideas include:

  • Socks
  • Umbrellas
  • Gift cards to bookstore to purchase required reading
  • Gift cards to clothing, office supply, or grocery stores
  • New clothing

You may also add an anonymous note of encouragement if you wish.

Your tax deductible cash or credit card donation will be used to equip students with the tools they need to be prepared to learn.

Supplies needed by August 31 please.

You can drop off a filled back pack and/or misc. new supplies, mail a check to the address below or call to make a credit card donation.

Make checks payable to: SCCS
South Coast Children’s Society, Inc. (SCCS)
Sandy Peffer Stone, CFRE
Director, Grants and Fundraising
3611 South Harbor Blvd., Suite 100
Santa Ana, CA 92704

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