You can help children start the school year well-equipped and ready to learn by donating the following items:
- Gift cards for school uniforms (Walmart, Target)
- Small backpacks for pre-school through third grade
- Large backpacks for fourth grade through high school
- Pocket folders, binders, spiral bound notebooks, lined and unlined paper
- Pens, pencils, highlighters, erasers
- Markers, colored pencils,crayons, glue sticks, kid-friendly scissors
- Index cards, rulers, calculators
Did you know...
- All Hartford public schools require school uniforms.
- Shirts and pants cost $15–20 each, a financial hardship for many families.
- Hartford’s child poverty rate is 44.5%—the highest in the state.
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The Village for Families & Children | 1680 Albany Avenue, Hartford, CT 06105 | 860-236-4511 | www.VillageforChildren.org