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School Supply Drive

 

The Houston Apartment Association is teaming up again this year with the Alliance of Community Assistance Ministries (www.acamweb.org) to collect school supplies for underprivileged children in the Houston area. 

   

The Tools For School supply drive officially begins June 1.    

  • No. 2 Pencils  
  • Composition notebooks (wide-ruled)  
  • Washable markers (broad tip)   
  • Glue sticks  
  • Loose leaf paper (wide-ruled)  
  • 16-count crayon packages  
  • 12 inch plastic rulers  
  • Facial tissues  
  • Erasers 
  • Scissors 

Please drop off all supplies by July 27. 

Drop Off Locations for Supplies:

The Houston Apartment Association - 4810 Westway Park Blvd, Houston, TX 77041
FSI Construction - 5728 Teague Road, Houston, TX 77041


 

In lieu of supplies, donations* are greatly appreciated. A small amount can go a long way: 

  • For $5, you can provide a child with pencils, an eraser, a notebook, a ruler, a package of paper and scissors.  
  • For $10, you can provide a child with all of the top 10 school supply items listed above.  
  • For $25, you can provide more than 35 children with crayons.  
  • For $50, you can provide more than 600 No. 2 pencils to children. 

 *Checks only please, made payable to the Houston Apartment Foundation. Visit our Facebook Cause to make a donation to the School Supply Drive. 

 

Owners and managers: 

We encourage you to have school supply drives on your property. Please plan to collect newly bought school supplies and/or checks in your leasing office or another appropriate space.  If you have residents who are in need of school supplies or other social services, encourage them to contact one of the ACAM agencies. (www.acamweb.org).  Here are links to  two fliers to use to promote participation by your residents or if your residents need supplies.  School Supply - English and School Supply - Spanish    

 

Suppliers:  

 

We encourage HAA supplier members to collect at your business and please drop off your supplies at one of the designated collection sites by  

 

 

If you wish to participate in collecting school supplies or helping with distribution of the supplies, please let us know by sending an email to Susan Hinkley at shinkley@haaonline.org. You will be included on a distribution list for the latest updated information associated with the drive.