Lerner and Rowe just donated $10,000 to the program! Because of their generosity we are able to include gift cards for shoes to Payless in our backpacks for each child!!
You can help us by dropping off school supplies at either of their stores on Frank Lloyd Wright. We are looking for supplies for children in ELEMENTARY SCHOOL this year.
Supplies Needed: Children’s backpacks grades K-6, Box 24 Crayons, Pink Erasers, Composition books, Spiral 1 subject notebooks, Binders, Wide Rule and College Rule paper, Hand sanitizer or wipes, Small tissues, Washable markers, Children’s scissors, Pens black/blue, Pocket folders, Rulers, Glue sticks, Liquid glue, # 2 Pencils, Colored pencils, Pencil box or bag
Checks can also be dropped off made out to AZLEOS. It is tax deductible and we can mail you a receipt. If you drop off supplies and need an in kind receipt email Cindy Hill at email@example.com and she will email you one.
Who will be receiving the backpacks? Grandparents raising Grandchildren through DUET, Children in Family Promise, and children of parents attending classes in the Maricopa Community Colleges.
Every year we try different ways to help our community based on community needs that we see. This year we are focusing on Elementary Kids throughout Maricopa County, but our volunteers have been involved in back to school events for 13 years. Here are a few photos from last year 2015.