Tools for School Drive

Event Date: 
Monday, May 15, 2017 - 10:45am to Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 10:45am

Tools for School

Our 2nd annual Tools for School drive begins May15th and ends August 15th. We need your help to fill backpacks with school supplies for our homeless children to ensure they have the proper tools to succeed in school!

Our goal is 2,000 filled backpacks, but we need your help!  

Here is how to help:

  1. Start your own Tools for School Drive with your group or place of business. Drop off completed backpacks or individual supplies at the warehouse. Our address is 10480 Shady Trail, Ste. 104, Dallas TX 75220. 
  2. Donate backpacks or school supplies to be assembled at warehouse. See list below.
  3. Help us fill backpacks here at the warehouse!  Please contact Liz Muth:, or 214.630.5765 to schedule your group to volunteer at a Backpack Fill event! 
  4. Make a monetary donation toward the cost of backpacks and school supplies by clicking HERE

Suggested list of supplies:  

1 backpack (plain colors only, no characters) notebook paper (1 pkg-wide ruled/200 sheets)
2 pink pearl erasers 2 pkgs pencil cap erasers
1 black and white composition notebook 1 pack #2 pencils
1 pkg of each (10 ct) blue & black pens 6 pocket folders w brads, assorted colors
1 clipboard 1 pkg Post It Notes
1 pkg of 9x12 construction paper 2 red pens
1 box (24 count) crayons 1 2"-3" ring binder
2 Dry Erase markers 1 12" ruler
2 glue sticks 1 pair sharp scissors - Fiskars 5"
1 bottle travel sized hand sanitizer 1 spiral notebook - wide ruled
heavy duty zipper pouch 1 pack travel size tissue
1 pkg lined index cards 1 pkg travel size wet wipes
1 pkg (12 count) map pencils 2 yellow highlighters
1 pkg washable markers  
1 package (5 tabs) notebook dividers