Donate School Supplies!

Now through August 9, 2024

Ready… Set… Learn!

Hope’s Front Door is gathering NEW school supplies so that children (elementary through high school) are prepared and equipped to succeed on Day One!

How Can YOU Help?

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School Supplies Needed (Items in RED are big need items):

  • Backpacks (elementary)
  • Large Backpacks (middle thru high school)
  • 3-Ring Binders (1″ most preferred)
  • Loose Leaf Paper (wide & college ruled)
  • Spiral Notebooks (wide & college ruled)
  • Composition Notebooks
  • Pocket file folders (all colors)
  • Fiskars Scissors (sharp tip) especially those for older students)
  • Colored Pencils (Crayola brand preferred)
  • Pencils (#2)
  • Pencil Cases & Pencil Boxes
  • Pencil Sharpeners
  • Erasers
  • Calculators
  • Small Packs of Kleenex
  • Compass & Protractor Sets
  • Soft Side Lunch Boxes
  • Crayons 24-pack (Crayola preferred)
  • Broad Tip Markers (washable)
  • Dry Erase Markers
  • Pens (red)
  • Pens (blue & black)
  • Highlighters (broad tip)
  • Glue Bottles
  • Glue Sticks (Elmers preferred)
  • Post-It Notes
  • Ruled Index Cards
  • Rulers (plastic)
  • Hand Sanitizer

Deliver Donations To:

Hope’s Front Door
1047 Curtiss Street, 6th Floor
Downers Grove, IL 60515

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