Help Provide Back to School Supplies!

July 27, 2020

Getting new clothes, uniforms and supplies is always an exciting part of preparing for a new school year. But, for families experiencing homelessness, it can be discouraging. Often wondering how they will be able to get the clothes and supplies their kids need to thrive in school. All on top of the stress of adapting to schooling during a pandemic.

You can help families and children in need start the school year off right and set them up for success!

Here is a list of our most needed back to school items:


Composition notebooks

Graph paper

3 Ring Binders

Mechanical pencils & refill lead

High quality backpacks for our teens


Polo Shirts*:

  • Short and long sleeve
  • Red, white, navy blue


  • Jeans

Solid white or blue zip up\pull over hoodie*

New underwear boys & girls*

*Always in need of Large Sizes 10, 12, 14, 16, 18

Please bring all donations to our Donation Center at 1321 Center St., Tacoma WA 98409.

Hours: Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm & Saturdays, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

CLICK HERE to download a Back to School Drive flyer