Why a School Supplies Program?

Back to school may add significant financial pressures to an already tight budget, especially for low-income families.

The School Supplies Program helps these families in the Orléans-Cumberland community with children and youth (from Kindergarten to Grade 12)

They are provided with all kinds of school supplies

The OCCRC needs your support so that it can continue to make the School Supplies Program a great success!

These supplies are always in very high demand:

  • University-style backpacks with sturdy straps
  • Fabric pencil cases
  • Lunch bags

The following items are greatly appreciated as well:

  • HB pencils
  • Pencil sharpeners
  • Geometry sets
  • Calculators
  • Rulers
  • Glue sticks
  • Tape
  • Markers
  • Coloured pencils
  • Safety scissors
  • Erasers
  • Lined paper
  • Graph paper
  • Dividers
  • Colour crayons
  • Duotangs
  • USB flash drives
  • Combination padlocks

Donations of supplies as well as monetary donations can be dropped off at the OCCRC office Monday to Friday, between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Thank you for your support!