4th Annual Fill A Backpack Drive

PLEASE ASSEMBLE and send by March 15, 2013:

  • BACKPACKS
  • SCHOOL SUPPLIES: Spiral notebooks, graph paper, calculator, markers, crayons, colored pencils, paper, pens, ruler, arts and craft materials, a journal or diary.
Satisfied customers; right after opening a box filled with school supplies and crafts!

ADDITIONAL ITEMS NEEDED: 

  • Sneakers (new or barely used only)
  • Sports equipment (basketball is the most popular sport, no ice or water equipment)
  • Spring and summer clothing (new or barely used only)
  • Books (preschool through High Schools, books in series are especially popular) 
  • ART Supplies (new materials for preschool through High School
Note: LIQUIDS cannot be sent through the US Mail (no paints or liquid glue), unless sent directly from an online vendor to the Reservation. 

LOCAL NY DROP OFF INFORMATION:
Scarsdale Congregational Church Parish House
One Heathcote Road
Scarsdale, NY (red brick building at corner of Heathcote and Post Roads)

ADDRESS FOR MAILING OR SHIPPING:  
Please consult our Shipping Instructions before packaging materials.

BY U.S. POSTAL MAIL: 

Lakota Children’s Drive 
c/o Ted Skantze at Re-Member
P.O. Box 5054 
Pine Ridge, SD 57770
BY FED EX OR UPS DELIVERY:

Lakota Children’s Drive
c/o Ted Skantze at Re-Member
5 St. Ann Rd.
Pine Ridge, SD 57770

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Suggested ways to MOBILIZE friends and family:

  • Involve a school: each class can assemble a backpack, supplies and sneakers;
  • Involve a church, temple or religious organization for a day of service;
  • Involve a sports team to gather equipment;
  • Ask store owners and toy stores to collect donations for you;
  • Have a bake sale to raise funds to help pay for shipping;
  • Donate a birthday, bar mitzvah or a % of any event and let us do the shopping;
  • Email and/or Facebook Share this notice to everyone you know: ask them all to send ONE item!
Need a Flyer? Email us at lakotakids@gmail.com 

All items will be distributed the week of March 23, 2013 to Reservation Schools and children by High School student members of the Scarsdale Congregational Church Youth Action Committee, with help from our friends at Re-Member.
 LEARN. CARE. ACT.

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