School Supply Drive - How We Help

School Supply Drive

We need YOU for the 2018 School Supply Drive to help local students go back to school prepared to succeed!

2017 School Supply Drive Impact Statistics 

2018 United Way of Cass-Clay School Supply Drive Poster   (this helpful PDF has all the info you need to know!) 



• Read more details below 
Call: 701-237-5050

Drop off donations at any of these locations:
• FARGODOME Mon-Fri 9am-4pm (see location details here)
• All First International Bank & Trust locations (see a full list of hours and locations here)
• All Gate City Bank Locations (see a full list of hours and locations here)
• West Acres  Mon-Sat 10am-9pm & Sun 12-6pm (see hours and location details here)

• New backpacks
• Pencils
• Pencil pouches
• Crayons (24 count)
• Glue sticks
• Bottles of glue
• Wide markers (10 count)
• Narrow markers (10 count)
• Colored pencils (12 count)
• Pointed scissors
• Erasers
• Blue and black pens
• Red pens
• Highlighters
• 2-pocket folders
• Rulers
• 1” 3-ring binders
• Spiral notebooks* 
• Composition notebooks* 
• Loose leaf paper*
     *college ruled & wide ruled

View and download a School Supply Drive Shopping List: School Supplies Needed by Grade

Please take a moment to take inventory of the supplies collected and provide when dropping off your donations. Download the form HERE

Thank you for your interest in  volunteering for the 2018 United Way of Cass-Clay School Supply Drive!

We have reached the volunteer capacity for all volunteer shifts and no volunteer opportunities are currently available.

We encourage you to get involved with the School Supply Drive by donating supplies, or encouraging others to donate supplies and support the project!
If you have any questions, please email

• Supplies are available for students attending K-12 schools in Cass or Clay Counties during the 2018-2019 school year.

United Way of Cass-Clay will be distributing supplies on these 2 dates:
• Saturday, August 4th from 8-11:30am at the FARGODOME (1800 North University Drive, Fargo)

• Tuesday, August 7th from 4-7pm at the FARGODOME (1800 North University Drive, Fargo)

• Students and families receiving supplies must have a form of ID for each child and a completed registration form.
• Acceptable forms of ID include: a social security card, a school ID, or a report card listing the student’s name.
• Registration forms will be available at the door of the FARGODOME.
• Only one form is needed PER FAMILY.


• Financial donations are the most efficient way to help the greatest number of local students.
• United Way can leverage your financial donation.
• An investment of $20 will equip 1 student with a backpack & basic set of school supplies.

Giving opportunities:
• 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:
1. ONLINE: Give now online here 
2. BY MAIL: Mail donations to UWCC, PO Box 1609, Fargo, ND 58107
3. IN PERSON: Drop off monetary donations at the United Way of Cass-Clay office located at
219 7th Street South, Fargo (office hours are 7:30am-5:00pm Mon-Thurs and 8am-12pm on Fri)

Step 1: Starting July 11, put out donation bins in your workplace or office (any box or bin will do!)
Print a copy of this Mini School Supply Drive "Donate Here" Poster and put it on your box or bin.

Step 2: Encourage your coworkers and/or customers/clients to donate July 11-26 by:
-Sending emails and messages to your coworkers
-Posting information on internal company websites or communication channels
-Starting a friendly competition
-Sharing some stats about how the School Supply Drive helps local students (view stats here)
-Sharing Irma’s Story (watch here)

Step 3: Organize and count your donations by type 

Step 4: Bring your supplies to the FARGODOME no later than Friday, July 27 at 4pm.

Download the How to Coordinate a Mini School Supply Drive at Your Workplace document to help you get started! 

Please take a moment to take inventory of the supplies collected and provide when dropping off your donations. Download the form HERE

Site sponsor:

Confidence Builder Sponsors:
• First International Bank & Trust
• Gate City Bank
• Sammons Financial Group
• Scheels
• West Acres

Tools for Success Sponsor:
• RealTruck

• Email:
• Call: 701-237-5050
• Join: The United Way School Supply Drive Facebook event