Donate School Supplies

We need your help!

Every student in Montgomery County needs school supplies to be successful in learning. Unfortunately, many of our families are currently facing tremendous financial struggles, straining to afford adequate nutrition, let alone required school supplies. This past year, 33.2% of our students relied on federally funded school meals (FARMS) and that number continues to grow. In addition, the number of homeless students in Montgomery County is quickly approaching 1,000. These invisible families are our neighbors. You can make a difference in the lives of our students and support their education by donating backpacks and school supplies.

Ways to donate:

Make a monetary donation

You can make a monetary donation that will be used to sponsor an assembled backpacks (each assembled backpack costs about $10)

Checks should be made payable to MCPS Educational Foundation (indicate "Back-to-School Fair" in the memo section.)

Please mail checks to:
Division of Family and Community Partnerships
850 Hungerford Drive, Room 50
Rockville, MD 20850

PayPal donations can be submitted online (indicate "Back-to-School Fair" under "add special instructions to the seller.")

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Donate backpacks and school supplies

School Supply Donation Form

New backpacks filled with new school supplies can be dropped off at the Division of Family and Community Partnerships at 850 Hungerford Drive, Room 50,

Rockville between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. (directions)

The following is a list of items you could use to fill the backpacks:

  • Crayons
  • Packaged Filler Paper
  • Pocket folders
  • Notebooks
  • Pencils
  • Pens
  • Highlighters
  • Notebooks
  • Composition Books
  • Glue Sticks
  • Pencil box or pencil pouch
  • Rulers
  • 1-inch or 3-inch binders
  • Dividers
  • Erasers

    Printable version of this list

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