Backpack & School Supply Drive - Goodman Community Center

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School Supply Drive

Help GCC students with needed school supplies

AS Backpacks 090915 2 WEBAll children deserve a great start to the school year

The start of the school year should bring with it excitement and anticipation. However, this time of year can bring added financial stress for low-income families. Help support the Goodman Community Center’s youth and teen programming by purchasing and filling a backpack.

Goodman youth programs serve children ages 3-18. Goodman is committed to helping each child find success academically, and a great start is to provide children with school supplies.

Donations can be dropped off at the Goodman Community Center during our Hunger SUPER Heroes supply drive:

Days: Saturday & Sunday, August 1st & 2nd
Time: 9am – 1pm
Location: Ironworks building: 149 Waubesa St.

Can't make it to the drive? Drop off your donation by Monday, August 10 to the attention of Ashley Rounds. Donations can be dropped off Monday through Friday, between 9am and 6pm. 

Let us do the shopping for you! In the wake of the pandemic, the safest way to support this effort is with a monetary donation (and we'll get the supplies for you). Make a gift online (note "Backpack Drive" in the Notes field) or mail a check to:

Goodman Community Center
Attn: Backpack Drive
241 Waubesa St.
Madison, WI 53704

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Items most needed

  • Backpacks 
  • Lunch boxes
  • Disinfecting wipes
  • Tissue
  • Pocket folders
  • Binders
  • Spiral notebooks
  • Loose leaf paper
  • 3x5 notecards
  • Sticky notes
  • Scissors
  • Pencils
  • Erasers
  • Highlighters
  • Dry erase markers
  • Pens
  • Colored pencils
  • Markers – thin & wide
  • Glue sticks & glue