We will be filling backpacks for the students at Creekside Commons once again this year—preschoolers through college. If you wish to provide a backpack (or two or three!), please start with a sturdy pack—solid color or print, but no movie or cartoon characters. Then fill it with the supplies listed below.

Preschoolers

  • Small backpacks with only paper, crayons and pencils

Elementary Students—Standard backpack

  • 3 pocket folders 3 Spiral notebooks 24 pack of crayons
  • Glue sticks (2-3) 8 pack of markers 12-24 #2 pencils
  • Kid scissors a pack of 2-3 erasers

Middle School Students—Standard backpack

  • 5 pocket folders 5 spiral notebooks 1 pack of looseleaf paper
  • Glue sticks (2-3) 12-24 #2 pencils 1 pack of colored pencils
  • 12 pens (black/blue) a pack of 2-3 erasers 1 pack of notebook dividers

High School and older students—Backpacks with padded computer insert

  • 5 pocket folders 5 spiral notebooks 1 pack of looseleaf paperGlue sticks (2-3) 12-24 #2 pencils 1 pack of colored pencils
  • 12 pens (black/blue) a pack of 2-3 erasers 1 pack of notebook dividers

Items we always need

  • Printer Paper
  • Pencils
  • Loose-leaf ruled paper
  • Spiral notebooks
  • 2 pocket folders
  • Markers
  • Erasers
  • Colored Pencils
  • Bic Pens
  • Glue sticks
  • Composition books
  • Children’s scissors
  • 3-ring binders
  • Index tabs

Deadline to donate is August 4. Please bring backpacks to Deb Peterson, but call to arrange drop off—612-730-3533. You may also make a cash donation in lieu of shopping. In your online donation or on your check, simply put Creekside fund on the memo line.

As always, thank you for your amazing support of the Creekside students!