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School Supply Drive

School Supply Drive

August 31, 2021 | 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM


School Supply Drive

Support local students as they return to the classroom by ensuring they have the tools for success. Donations will benefit students in Central Minnesota.

Here's how you can get involved:


1. Collect Supplies

Consider holding a school supply drive at your office, gym, or place of worship. These items can be dropped off at our United Way office. Please contact Mary Krippner to set up a time to deliver:, 320.223.7991

The items most needed are: 

  • Pencils

  • Notebooks

  • Folders

  • Pencil box

  • 24 count crayons

  • 12 count color pencils

  • Markers

  • Glue sticks

  • Scissors

  • Ruler

  • Pencil sharpener

  • Dice

  • Deck of cards

  • Loose-leaf paper

  • Youth/Adult Masks
  • Hand sanitizer

Emotional Support Kits for Students

  • Stress balls

  • Coloring books

  • Colored pencils

  • Journals

  • Play-doh/silly putty

2. Purchase Supplies through 


Through our partnership with Impacks, you can purchase discounted school supply kits that will be donated to Central Minnesota students. With every 5 packs that are purchased through Impacks, they will donate one pack to our School Supply Drive. Both full and partial packs can be purchased. Please visit their website to learn more. 

Make a purchase through Impacks

3. Make a Donation

Finally, please consider making a donation through our website. All funds will be used to buy bulk school supplies that will be distributed to students in the most need. 

Make a Donation