Help provide supplies needed for Erie kids to succeed this school year!
Please note: School supplies collected will be distributed to partnering schools within Erie County and will be given to students based on need at the discretion of each participating school. Supplies donated in the City of Erie will be distributed to United Way's five community schools located in the City which include Edison Elementary, East Middle School, McKinley Elementary, Strong Vincent Middle School and Pfeiffer-Burleigh School.
WAYS TO GET INVOLVED
DROP OFF SUPPLIES TO ONE OF 13 PUBLIC DROP OFF LOCATIONS
Top needed supplies include: colored pencils, crayons, dry erase markers, erasers, folders, glue sticks, highlighters, markers, paper, pencil cases, baby wipes, binders, book bags, calculators, disinfectant wipes, pencils, rulers, sanitizer, scissors, tissues and Ziploc bags
host a school supply drive at your school (now through july 15)
Host a school supply drive at your workplace (NOW THROUGH JULY 15)
VOLUNTEER (INDIVIDUAL OR TEAM, to PACK WITH US AUGUST 16)
- The Packing Event will take place Thursday, August 16 from 2pm - 4pm at Berry Global located at 316 West 16th Street.
If you didn't have the opportunity to buy and donate school supplies, you can sponsor one or more Erie County students with a $20 per child donation. United Way of Erie County will purchase the backpack and appropriate supplies for you.