School Supplies Collection

missions_collection_school supplies delivery 1HUMC will again be collecting school supplies for the children in the neighborhood of Olivet United Methodist Church. This is the church in West Garfield Park which receives our holiday food boxes and gifts of warm clothing for children. The children of our VBS started the collection and the congregation will add to it during the month after VBS through mid August. 

We in Hinsdale donate the supplies, package them for different grade levels from preschool through high school (with an emphasis on early elementary school grades), and deliver the kits to Olivet. The members of Olivet distribute them at a back-to-school event. Most of the members of Olivet UMC, our Sister Church, grew up in this church and have moved to other parts of Chicago and suburbs, but they return to worship together and reach out to their neighbors. Our gifts help them in their mission and connection with the people living in this troubled area. If you would like to help deliver school supplies or holiday food to Olivet and meet the caring members of Olivet UMC please contact Rev. McCoy, Dr. Mitchell, or Dan and Bobbie Irwin.

 

Chicago Public Schools School Essentials

Pre- K through Kindergarten

  • Large pencils
  • Large crayons
  • Washable markers – Classic colors
  • Scissors
  • Glue sticks

1st through 3rd

  • Pencils
  • Pocket folders
  • Notebook – Wide-ruled
  • Crayons
  • Washable markers – Classic colors
  • Pencil-top erasers
  • Supply box – Not pink
  • Glue sticks
  • Scissors
  • Ruler

4th through 6th

  • Pencils
  • Pocket folders
  • Notebook – Wide-ruled
  • Crayons
  • Washable markers – Classic colors
  • Pencil-top erasers
  • Supply box – Not pink
  • Glue sticks
  • Scissors
  • Ruler

7th through 8th

  • Same as the above plus:
  • Colored pencils
  • Spiral notebooks – Wide-ruled
  • Wide-ruled notebook paper
  • Pocket folders – 4 different colors
  • Additional folders
  • Dictionary
  • Calculator
  • Assignment notebook

9th through 12th

  • Same as 7th through 8th plus:
  • Subject specific supplies provided by teachers.