These children often have had to leave their homes without their belongings for a variety of reasons and move to the Inn From the Cold for temporary shelter. We want to gather these supplies and put them into the backpacks, donated by Stephen’s Backpack Society, and get them to the Inn From the Cold in time for the holiday season.
We are asking our classmates to donate school supplies from the list below. The TA Buddy Classes that bring in the most items to fill the backpacks will win the TA Challenge and will have an opportunity to decorate Gingerbread houses for those who have their Christmas dinner at Inn from the Cold. Our campaign will run from December 1 until December 17, 2014.
You can show your support and help families in need by making a donation HERE.
Full Project Summary
List of helpful supplies to bring (No treats, please):
o Small Binders or Duotangs
o Paper or Notebooks
o Pencil Crayons or Markers
o Glue Sticks
o Pencil Sharpeners
o Pencil Cases
o Geometry Set
o Hole puncher
o Tooth brushes and paste
o Waterproof Mitts and Gloves
o Face cloth
o Stuffed animals
o Small toys e.g. Rubric cubes, Lego
o Colouring books
o Reading Materials, e.g. pocket books, magazines, comics
o Water bottle
Project OutcomeEssential items donated to Inn from the Cold’s Emergency Family Shelter. Students from the classes that brought in the most supplies also built ginger bread houses to give as gifts to families at Inn From the Cold.
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- Lives Affected180
- Total Cost$ 1,000
- Amount Raised To Date$ 500
- Percent Complete50 %
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