School Supply Drive & Blessing of the Backpacks
Ever summer, Southminster works with Chesterfield County Community Support Services to collect school supplies for special needs students from low income families. This year we have 71 children who needed to be outfitted with the tools to learn. Below you will find a list of widely-needed items. Monetary donations to the School Supply Fund are also welcome.
- Pencils (12 pack)
- Black Pens
- Colored Pencils (12 pack)
- Notebook Paper (wide ruled)
- Spiral Notebooks, one subject, wide ruled
- Composition Books, black & white marble, wide ruled
- Colored Construction Paper, 50-100 pages per pack
- Liquid School Glue
- Glue Sticks
- Clorox Clean-Up Wipes
- Sandwich Bags
- Hand Sanitizer, pump bottles
- Boys Back Packs, all age groups
On Sunday, August 18th we will have the Blessing of the Backpacks during worship. Volunteers are invited to stay after the service to help with the packing. Our students' case managers and families thank you for your support.