PRC collects much needed school supplies

Posted on Jul 21, 2017

The Pawling Resource Center is now collecting backpacks and school supplies to assist families in the community.  Following the request guidelines for  Pawling schools grades one through six, we are looking for the following items:

  • Back packs (no wheels please) (All grades)
  • Binders: 1.5”; 2”; plain front view (No zippers or trapper keepers)
  • Book socks, jumbo size
  • Crayons & Colored pencils
  • Dividers, Five-tab
  • Erasers, Pink Bevel
  • Flash cards: Addition set (to 20)
  • Subtraction set (to 20)
  • Folders: Pocket folders and heavy duty folders
  • Glue Sticks
  • Index cards, 3×5 lined
  • Markers: Crayola thick tip, Dry Erase Thick Tip & Thin tip, and Highlighters
  • Notebooks : Marble composition and spiral notebooks
  • Page protectors, package of heavy duty clear
  • Paper, loose leaf
  • Pens, red , blue, black (erasable if possible)
  • Pencils, #2 Ticonderoga
  • Pencil Box, Standard Plastic  and Pencil pouch, Zippered 3 hole
  • Pencil sharpener; Hand held that catches the shavings
  • Stapler
  • Tissues

Though the list may be daunting, please consider donating a few items. Please deliver supplies to the Pawling Resource Center by Saturday, August 5.  The Center is located at 126 East Main Street in the village of Pawling.

Thanks to the support  of community members, last year the PRC distributed 46 backpacks to elementary school children.  Nothing beats the look on a child’s face when they receive a backpack filled with fun and useful items for school!