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Back to School Backpack Program

To help local elementary school students start the year right, South City's Community Outreach Committee is asking for school supply donations.

This will be the fourth year that the South San Francisco Community Outreach Committee is collecting backpack and school supply donations before the next academic year begins.

The committee hopes to distribute 25 backpacks with supplies to each of South City's nine elementary schools to students who are in need.

Donations can be dropped off at Fire Station 61, 480 North Canal, South San Francisco. Donations will also be accepted at the Farmers’ Market on Saturday, August 4th and Saturday, August 11th.

The committee requests that donations be made by Saturday, August 11, 2012.

Supply List:

  • Backpacks (no red or blue)
  • Crayola Crayons (16 or 24 pack)
  • Pencils (#2)
  • Colored Pencils (12 pack)
  • Rulers
  • Dry Erase Markers
  • Spiral Notebooks
  • Pocket Folders
  • Glue Sticks
  • Scissors
  • Erasers
  • 1 ream of white Xerox paper or 
  • multi-colored paper

Questions about the program can be direct to Elaine Garbarino at 650-872-1143 or family18@yahoo.com, or to Susan Kennedy at 650-829-6603 or susan.kennedy@ssf.net.

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