School Supply/Backpack Drive
UW-Platteville is working with the Grant County Department of Social Services to help collect school supplies and backpacks for students in need.
Items in high demand this year include backpacks for all ages (4K-12), collegiate loose leaf paper, compasses, protractors, scientific calculators, glue sticks, folders, wide-rule one subject notebooks, 12-inch/30-cm rulers, wide and thin markers, Crayons and pink rectangular erasers.
Traditional school supplies on many school lists include pencil bags or cases, pencils, pens (blue, black, red), colored pencils, 1- and 2-inch 3-ring binders (hard cover), among others. For a list of additional supplies, contact Diana Blindert at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please check lists for specific communities or check out local vendors that carry school supplies as they have lists.
Items may be dropped off at Ullsvik Hall (Distance Learning Center and Alumni Services), Brigham Hall (University Information and Communications, lower level), Pioneer Tower (seventh floor) and Giese Facilities (main office).
Monetary donations may be written out to Grant County Social Services. In memo line, write “School Supply Drive.” Mail to: Grant County Social Services, Terri Irish, P.O. Box 447, Lancaster, WI 53813.
The deadline for donations is Friday, Aug. 8.
Grant County School Supply/Backpack Drive Committee