BEAR School Bags at Home

Houston

Family Volunteering

Start Date
End Date
Duration
1.5 hours
Location
Your Home

Houston, TX
United States

This activity is for all ages!

 

This activity is virtual and requires you to provide your own supplies (please see below). Families who sign up for this event will receive a separate email with detailed instructions and further information about our nonprofit partner and how we can help! 


BEAR - Be A Resource for CPS Kids - provides hope and help for abused and neglected children and the caseworkers who protect them within Harris County. Each month BEAR Rooms provide more than 1,100 children basic necessities like hygiene items. diapers, wipes, formula, new clothes, pajamas, school supplies and more. Join Generation SERVE today in preparing a child in the Greater Houston Area for tomorrow’s success by making school bags. School Bags are handed out year round as children change schools, receive various home placements, or simply run out of supplies.


IMPORTANT NOTE: If you choose to create school bags on BEAR’s behalf, please make sure that THIS FORM is completed and attached to your donation when it is dropped off at BEAR HQ. You may also complete the form and send it via email.

1. PICK AN AGE GROUP AND PRINT YOUR TAG:

  • Elementary (click HERE for your printable bag-tag)
  • Middle School/High School (click HERE for your printable bag-tag)

2. CHOOSE A BACKPACK:

  • Choose a fun, age-appropriate backpack

3. FILL WITH SCHOOL SUPPLIES:


Elementary

  • bottle of glue or glue stick
  • eraser
  • scissors
  • no. 2 pencils
  • ruler
  • spiral composition books (wide rule)
  • pens (black, blue, red)
  • pencil case
  • pocket folders
  • manila paper
  • construction paper
  • highlighters
  • index cards
  • package of notebook paper (wide rule)
  • spiral notebook
  • washable markers
  • sharpener


Middle School/High School

  • bottle of glue or glue stick
  • eraser
  • scissors
  • no. 2 pencils
  • spiral composition books (college rule)
  • pens (black, blue, red)
  • pocket folders
  • graph paper
  • highlighters
  • index cards
  • ruler
  • three-ring binders
  • USB flash drives
  • pencil case
  • package of notebook paper (college rule)
  • spiral notebooks
  • washable markers
  • sharpener


Donations can be dropped off at our Generation SERVE bins at 801 Bering Drive, Houston 77057 or at BEAR HQ at 3572 East TC Jester Blvd., Houston TX 77018


Questions? Contact us at houstonteam@generationserve.org.


We appreciate your support! Please help us inspire a generation of community-inspired leaders in Houston by supporting our family volunteering activities.

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