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- A Letter to United Way Supporters
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School Supply Drive
Do you remember those first day of school jitters? Who will be in my class? What should I wear? Will I be able to eat lunch with my friends? For some students, they also worry about having the classroom supplies they need to succeed. Children right here in our community have that worry. The United Way of Cass-Clay School Supply Drive, and you, are here to help!
Each summer, the School Supply Drive provides over 6,000 backpacks filled with supplies to K-12 students in need. This helped them be confident and prepared to succeed in school. In 2019, 6,033 students were equipped with a backpack and set of school supplies because of the generosity of this community! To learn more about the impact of last year’s event, please see our 2019 School Supply Drive impact statistics.
THANK YOU TO OUR 2020 SPONSORS
1. Mark Your Calendar - Volunteer registration will open on July 9 at noon.
Shifts fill quickly! Registering early is encouraged. We ask you only volunteer for one shift so other caring community members are able to participate.
2. To Register
- Click on the dates below for the registration link.
- You will need your name and email.
- You can also register a (up to five people) team. You will need a main point of contact (their email should be used in the “Work Email Preferred” field) as well as the names and emails of the team members you are registering.
Volunteer Shifts to Organize and Pack Backpacks:
What to expect during your volunteer experience:
Volunteer duties may vary. During earlier shifts, volunteers are needed to count, organize and prepare school supplies to be packed. During volunteer shifts later on in the project, volunteers are needed to pack backpacks, organize backpacks by grade level, and more.
Your safety is important to us. Volunteers will be required to wear a cloth face covering while volunteering at this event.
We ask you avoid attending if:
• Have a cough, fever, sore throat
• Body aches, shortness of breath, flu-like symptoms or sudden loss of smell or taste
• Had a positive COVID-19 test, or have been in close contact with someone who has tested positive
• Are over the age of 65 or under the age of 10
• Have underlying or pre-existing conditions
• Have suppressed or compromised immune systems
School supplies will be distributed to families in need prior to the start of the school year. Details and logistics will be announced soon.
View and download a School Supply Drive Shopping List
Please note, we can only accept NEW supplies. *The items MOST needed
• Mechanical Pencils*
• Pencil pouches
• Glue sticks
• Wide markers (10 count)*
• Narrow markers (10 count)
• Colored pencils (12 count)
• Pointed scissors
• Pink Erasers
• Pencil Cap Erasers
• Red pens
• 2-pocket folders*
• 1” 3-ring binders *
• Spiral notebooks* (college ruled & wide ruled)
• Composition notebooks* (college ruled & wide ruled)
• Loose leaf paper* (college ruled & wide ruled)
Donation Drop Sites
Drop off your donations at any of the following locations starting July 9-30!
• Capital Credit Union
• All First International Bank & Trust Locations
• All Gate City Bank Locations
• All Marvin Locations
• Renee Forde State Fargo
• West Acres
Financial donations are the most efficient way to help the greatest number of local students! United Way can leverage your investment of $20 to equip 1 student with a backpack & basic set of school supplies.
Giving Opportunities and Their Impact:
- 1 STUDENT $20 investment
- 1 CLASSROOM (20 students) $400 investment
- 2 CLASSROOMS (40 students) $800 investment
- 5 CLASSROOMS (100 students) $2,000 investment
3 Ways to Give:
2. BY MAIL: Mail donations to United Way of Cass-Clay, PO Box 1609, Fargo, ND 58107-1609
3. IN PERSON: Drop off monetary donations at the United Way of Cass-Clay office located at: 219 7th Street South, Fargo (Office Hours: Monday-Thursday, 8:00 AM-5:00 PM and Friday, 8:00 AM-12:00 PM)
See how your donation made an impact on a local student over 20 years ago!
Download the How To Run A Mini Drive document to help you get started!
Step 2: Put out posters and donation bins (any container will do!) in high traffic areas of your workplace.
- Not in your office or is your team still working remotely? No problem! We have a simple solution for you to run a drive and help students - and it’s all virtual! Create a challenge, set a goal, and have fun while helping students. Visit https://www.roonga.com/uwccschoolsupplydrive to quickly and easily set up an online drive for your office, team or group!
Step 3: Encourage your coworkers and/or customers to donate. Here are some ideas:
-Send emails or communication inviting people to participate
-Post information on websites, social media or communication channels
-Share that more than 6,000 local students were helped last year, and families need us this year so students can go to school prepared and confident.
Step 4: Organize and take inventory of the supplies collected on the Inventory Sheet.
Step 5: Drop off your supplies and financial contributions at the FARGODOME no later than July 30 by 3 p.m.
Step 6: Celebrate and thank those who contributed!
School supplies will be distributed to local families in need. Logistics regarding how families in need can access the backpacks and supplies will be provided here on our website when more details are available. Keep checking back for updates. Thank you!
Do You Have Questions About The School Supply Drive?
- Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Call us at 701-237-5050