Event Name: SVDP Shoes, Socks and School Supplies Drive
Location: St. Mark's Piazza
Date(s): Aug 11-12, 2012
WHY: To help less fortunate students get a good start for the beginning of school. The need is great! Won’t you help?
WHEN: Bring your donations to the Church the weekend of August 11th & 12th before all masses! Tax Free Weekend for school purchases is Aug. 3-5, so take advantage of this extra savings!
OUTREACH: Donations will benefit the children from Our Lady of Guadalupe, St. Rita’s, and local public schools. Needy students will be identified and given supplies by their guidance counselors.
ITEMS REQUESTED: New, close-toed athletic shoes and socks. We need all sizes of new shoes and socks from toddlers through adult sizes. Please grab a tag from the "school bus" in the Narthex.
Schools supplies: Backpacks, pencils, pens, scissors, dry erase white board markers, glue sticks, 3 pronged folders, loose leaf paper, notebooks, colored pencils, scotch tape, index cards, tissues, copy paper, antibacterial hand soap, back packs, lunch boxes, erasers, sharpeners, calculators, thumb drives…or anything else you can think of!
Don't have time to shop? Ca$h donations are kindly appreciated. Local shoe stores have partnered with us to sell the remaining needed sizes at a reduced cost.
Everyone is welcome to provide soles for souls!