As a parent with a child still in high school, my daughter always reminds me of what comes along with a new school year:  back-to-school shopping.  It’s sad to see summer go, but for students, there is an excitement in picking out new school supplies! And starting a new school year with fresh school supplies can make a student feel confident and ready to conquer the next school year.
But unfortunately, this is not the case for many kids, whose parents are unable to afford new school supplies. Here at the Rescue Mission, we provide these supplies for each of the 51 children that are living here, and the many more that will arrive throughout the school year.
More than simply pens, pencils, and paper, you have the opportunity to give them confidence and the feeling of being well-prepared as they take on a new school year. This can make such a  difference in a child’s mindset, and can mean so much for their future.
We need YOUR help to make this possible. Please consider donating school supplies to help prepare a child for school this year.  Here are some of the items we need:

  • Pens
  • Pencils
  • Lined paper
  • Graph paper
  • Glue sticks
  • Pencil pouches
  • Rulers

Thank you for contributing to the academic success of a homeless child!


Giving online is easy, safe, and quick. Your donation will make an immediate impact to provide meals, shelter and services for a homeless family in desperate need of a hand up to self-sufficiency.

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2 thoughts on “How You Can Help a Child Succeed”

  1. By what date would you like to have these items delivered to the Rescue Mission? My son (with the help of mom & dad!) would like to do a community collection and deliver them to you as part of a service project.

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