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Backpack, Bus Pass, & Blanket Drive

Backpack, Bus Pass, & Blanket Drive

June 18, 2024 12:00am

UPLIFT is collecting blankets for the O Lot Safe Sleeping campsites for the homeless population in Balboa Park.

New Day Urban Ministry is seeking backpacks and school supplies for students up to 12 years old. Backpacks pre-packed with supplies are preferred.

Donate money for bus passes. If writing a check, please note New Day Backpack and Bus Pass Drive. Or, Venmo @Point-Loma-Church with New Day Backpack and Bus Pass Drive in the description.

Donations can also be dropped off at Coffee on the Porch on Sundays in June or in the church office during the week.

Preschool Ages 3-5

  • Crayons
  • Colored pencils
  • Safety scissors
  • Washable markers
  • Glue sticks
  • Construction paper
  • Play-dough
  • Coloring books
  • Activity books
  • Plastic pencil box
  • Nap mat or small blanket
  • Change of clothes

Elementary School Ages 6-11

  • Pencils
  • Erasers
  • Pencil sharpener
  • Ruler
  • Notebooks
  • Pocket folders
  • Backpack organizer
  • Crayons
  • Colored pencils
  • Safety scissors
  • Glue sticks
  • Highlighters
  • Calculator (basic)
  • Water bottle
  • Snacks
  • Lunch box

Middle School Ages 11-14

  • Pens (blue, black, and red)
  • #2 pencils
  • Mechanical pencils
  • Erasers
  • Highlighters
  • Spiral notebooks
  • Binders
  • Loose-leaf paper
  • Index cards
  • USB flash drive
  • Scientific calculator
  • Math protractor & compass
  • Sticky notes
  • Earbuds or headphones
  • Planner
  • Combination lock for lockers

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