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Pack A Backpack Supply Drive

Post Date:09/22/2017

9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance & Pack A Backpack

As you shop for back to school for kids or just go shopping, please consider our homeless kids in the Glendale and surrounding areas.

Our partnership with School on Wheels is now in it’s 9th year!  To date, GCC students and staff have donated over 500 backpacks and over 10,000 school supply items collected during our annual drive.  You can find School on Wheels and their amazing work here:

As you may also know, this is our annual event for the 9/11 Day of Remembrance and Service, paying homage and respect to the victims of the national tragedy.  You can find information on that here:

Ninth Annual Pack A Backpack Supply Drive
Taking Donations: July 17-September 25

Collecting new backpacks and school supplies for homeless children in Glendale and surrounding areas.

Items needed:

  • Backpack - New
  • School binders (all sizes)
  • Subject dividers
  • Homework folders
  • Laptops - 2005 and newer
  • Staplers and staples
  • Mechanical pencils
  • Colored pencils, pens
  • Highlighters
  • Pencil sharpeners
  • Pencil boxes and pouches
  • School and scientific calculators
  • 3-ring paper (college and wide-rules)
  • Spiral ring notebooks
  • Erasers
  • Crayons and markers
  • Arts and crafts materials

Please bring all donations to the Multicultural & Community Engagement Center located in SM 267.

For more information, call (818) 240-1000, ext. 5580.

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