Back to School Supply Drive
Now - August 24th
Please join us in supporting School on Wheels Massachusetts by donating new school supplies to help meet the needs of students throughout the South Coast communities living in shelters and transitional housing. We will be collecting supplies at all of our branch locations now through August 24th. For a list of new supplies needed, please click here.
In the state of Massachusetts it is estimated:
The average age of a homeless person in Massachusetts is 8 years old.
There are more than 21,000 homeless children enrolled in Massachusetts public schools.
Only 1 in 4 homeless teens will graduate from high school.
School on Wheels Massachusetts
School on Wheels Massachusetts was founded in 2004 with the mission to support the academic, social and emotional growth of students impacted by homelessness. Their vision is for all students impacted by homelessness to have the academic, social and emotional support necessary to achieve a bright and productive future that will help end the cycle of homelessness.
Not able to make it to a branch? No problem!
View the Amazon Wishlist which includes handpicked items that students need, and enables you to shop for kids without leaving home! There are a wide variety of school supplies to choose from, all with varying prices, and Amazon ships whatever you buy straight to School on Wheels Massachusetts.
At checkout, please be sure to include your name and address on the packing slip so you can be thanked for the wonderful donation!