The Whitin Community Center is teaming up with the Northbridge residents to collect 50 backpacks and other basic school supplies for children in need within our community. Below are the suggested items, although any donations would be greatly appreciated! Donations can be dropped off in the Lobby of the Whitin Community Center.

Accepting June 18th - July 20th
PreSchool - Grade 1

  • Water Colors
  • Dry Erase Markers (low odor)
  • Glue Sticks
  • Markers
  • Colored Pencils
  • Velcro
  • Paper Towels
  • Plastic Spoons
  • Tissues
  • Ziploc Bags (all sizes)
  • Disinfectant Wipes
  • Antibacterial Hand Wipes
  • Foam Hand Sanitizer
  • Walmart Gift Cards
Grades 2-4

  • Backpacks (adult size)
  • Glue Sticks
  • Markers
  • Pencils
  • Pencil Boxes
  • Standard Notebooks (not college ruled)
  • Crayons
  • Child Scissors
  • Walmart Gift Cards
Grades 5-8

  • Backpacks (adult size)
  • #2 Pencils
  • Colored Pencils
  • Black Pens
  • Sharpies (black fine point)
  • Highlighters
  • Subject Notebooks
  • Rulers
  • Glue Sticks
  • Walmart Gift Cards