KSN, Mel Hambelton Ford, First Student and His Helping Hands have partnered up to collect new school supplies for area students. The KSN/Mel Hambelton We’ve Got Your Back To School Drive is an initiative supported by the employees of all the companies and we need your help too.
To help, donate NEW backpacks and school supplies at Mel Hambelton Ford before August 5th (Address: 11771 W Kellogg Wichita, KS 67209 – click for map).
His Helping Hands will also collect the donations, compile Back-To-School kits and distribute them to area children on August 6, 2014. Donations will be accepted until August 28th with those supplies going to area teachers who still need supplies for their classrooms.
The following is a list of the supplies we need:
- One Backpack
- One Box Crayons, 24 count regular size Crayola
- One Box Crayola Markers
- Two Bottles Elmer’s Glue, 8 ounce size
- Two Glue Sticks
- Notebook Loose Leaf paper, wide ruled
- One Spiral Notebook, 70 page, wide ruled
- One 12-inch Ruler
- One Pair Scissors, Fiskers
- One Tablet, drawing paper
- One Set of Watercolors, Crayola #080
- One Box Writing Pencils, No. 2
- Two Boxes of Facial Tissues
- One Pink Eraser
- One Calculator, solar powered
To make a cash donation you may do so here, http://www.ccc.org/story.aspx?storyid=488.
If your child needs supplies, visit His Helping Hands on Wednesday, August 6th from 9am — 3pm (Address: 1441 E 37th St N, Wichita, KS 67219 — click for map).
Please bring a photo I.D. and either the child’s Social Security Card, Birth Certificate or Immunization Record.
If you are a teacher (with a valid school I.D.), who needs supplies for your classroom, you may contact His Helping Hands at (316) 425-0639 to schedule a pick up after August 6, 2014.
Maps to drop-off locations:
Mel Hambelton Ford (11771 W Kellogg Ave)
His Helping Hands (1441 E 37th St N)