School Supply Drive!

It’s time to help others again! School season is coming and there are tremendous needs in our community!

The Action Center is collecting and helping to serve our community. Here’s the list of needs:

In the past, more than 5000 students were served through this program! Please help!

July 25th through August 13th

Drop the items to the Action Center directy – 8755 W. 14th Ave., Lakewood, CO 80215

Or drop to one of us to deliver them for you:

5683 Fig Way, Arvada 80002

8356 Devinney St., Arvada 80005

Let us know if you can collect and drop to the Action Center at admin@supportjeffcokids.org and we’ll add your location!

 

Here’s more info from the Action Center:

School Supply Pack and Distribution: July 25 through August 13!

We are just one month away from our School Supply distribution and there are still volunteer shifts open!  Please help us fill up these spots and remember this is our most family friendly event of the year.  All shifts will take place at Stevens Elementary (7101 W. 38th ave, Wheat Ridge) located off of 38th, east of Wadsworth.  It’s not too late to sign-up so please see below for the current list of needs.

  • VOLUNTEER SHIFTS

Set Up/ Inventory Shifts: 10am- 2pm: We need your help to transform the school gym into a school supply product warehouse!

Tuesday July 25 (20 Spots) & Wednesday July 26th (15 Spots)

Must be at least 15 years old and able to move boxes of school supplies.

 

Distribution Shifts: 8am-12:45pm; 9am- 12:45pm; 12pm- 4:00pm. We have many spots still open so there still room for both individuals and groups.

Monday August 7th

  • 9:00am- 12:45pm (12 Spots)
  • 12:00pm- 3:45pm (30 Spots)

Tuesday August 8th

  • 9:00am- 12:45pm (5 Spots)
  • 12:00pm- 3:45pm (27 Spots)

Wednesday August 9th

  • 8:00am-12:30pm (1 Spot)
  • 9:00am- 12:45pm (20 Spots)
  • 12:00pm- 3:45pm (7 Spots)

Thursday August 10th

  • 8:00am-12:30pm (1 Spot)
  • 9:00am- 12:45pm (24 Spots)
  • 12:00pm- 3:45pm (20 Spots)

Friday August 11th

  • 8:00am-12:30pm (6 Spots)
  • 9:00am- 12:45pm (40 Spots)

Saturday August 12th

  • 8:00am-12:30pm (6 Spots)
  • 9:00am- 12:45pm (20 Spots)
  • 12:00pm- 3:45pm (15 Spots)

Kids (12 and older) are welcome. 

 

Sign-up for School Supplies online:

Individual volunteers: Click here or log onto myvolunteerpage.com and follow the instructions!

  • Under the “School Supplies” heading, select the shift type you are interested in and then pick your specific shifts.
  • Groups: Please email me at SpecialEvents@theactioncenterco.org or at lorrainea@theactioncenterco.org to sign up.
  • Include the shift(s) you would like, the approximate number of people in your group, as well as ages of any kids.

 

Most Needed School Supplies:

  • Backpacks
  • Thin Markers
  • Wide Markers
  • Crayons
  • Sharp Scissors
  • Blunt Scissors
  • Colored Pencils
  • 2-Pocket Folders & Bradded Folders
  • Loose Leaf Paper – college and wide ruled
  • Glue Bottles or Glue Sticks