The Rochester Area Family YMCA is a collection site for this community-wide event to help kids.
It is estimated that 8.400 kids in our community will be needing help with school supplies and backpacks to start their 2017-2018 year. The United Way's Running Start for School is a community-wide backpack and school supply drive to ensure every child in need is prepared to succeed in school.
School Supplies Needed
- Backpacks (size large)
- Glue Sticks (washable, small)
- 2-Pocket Folders (blue, green, red, yellow)
- Markers (washable, 8 pack, broad tip)
- Notebooks (wide-ruled, spiral, one subject, blue, green, red, yellow)
- #2 Pencils (12 pack)
- Pencil Pouches (zippered)
- Crayons (24 count)
- Highlighters (chisel-tip, yellow)
- Pens (black, blue)
Learn more about United Way and the Running Start for School Program by clicking here.