School Supply Assistance - Thanks to generous donation from the Assistance League’s “Operation School Supplies” philanthropic project, we have a variety of school supplies available to help those in financial need. Available items include: pencils, crayons, Elmers white glue, glue sticks, felt markers, water colors, colored pencils, scissors, large pink erasers, rulers, spiral notebooks, composition books, filler paper, pocket folders, pens (black or red), binders (1” or 2”), divider tabs, highlighters, pencil boxes and bags, etc.. These supplies are available to those in need of assistance, no application or qualification process is required. Contact the office for assistance. Supplies will be in the Morton Computer lab and available for pick up, during Meet-the-Teacher night tonight, Friday, or early next week. First come, first served basis.
Uniform Exchange Bins – Donated uniform clothing items (gently used) are available. Stop in and take a few minutes to look through the uniform clothing bins (separated by boy/girl and size ranges) for uniform clothing items that your child may be able to utilize. The bins are available all throughout the school year, but they will be temporarily located in the front office for easy access Thursday and Friday as well as the first few days of school. Donation of items your child has outgrown are always welcome.
About Operation School Supplies and the Assistance League of Boise
Operation School Supplies (OSS) is a philanthropic project of Assistance League of Boise (ALB). OSS has been providing school supplies to the children of Ada Country since 1996. This year the ALB will provide more than 90 elementary, middle, junior high, and charter schools with approximately $82,000 worth of school supplies. The 12,000+ students selected by school counselors or teachers will receive supplies which include crayons, erasers, pencils, pens, glue sticks, rulers, notebook paper, spiral notebooks, paints, felt markers, colored pencils, and other items.
ALB is a member of National Assistance League and we are an all-volunteer, non-profit organization that puts caring and commitment into action through philanthropic projects in Ada County. Other ALB programs include: Operation School Bell, Teen Retail, History in the Bown House, Cinderella’s Closet, Project Hearing, Baby Bundles, and Empowering Youth.
Funds for our programs come from community donations, private contributions, grants, and the operation of the ALB Thrift Shop at 5825 Glenwood Avenue. The public is invited to visit our Thrift Shop, and to support our programs by donating good quality used clothing and small household items.
Assistance League of Boise
P.O. Box 140104
Boise, ID 83714