North Penn Strong Community Build-A-Bag
Every year, many families in the North Penn community need help providing basic school supplies for their children. There are a lot of factors to ensure students can be successful in school, but money shouldn't be one of them. All students should have access to basic supplies so they can come to school each day prepared to do their best. To continue our efforts in making sure every student has equal access to a North Penn education, we will once again be holding our backpack and school supply drive.
In partnership with the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Montgomery County, and with the help of our community, our goal is to provide 225 filled backpacks to be privately and anonymously given to students by school staff at the beginning of the school year and throughout as needed.
To ensure enough time to sort and inventory supplies, fill backpacks & distribute to families, please note that the drive ends on Thursday, August 11!
How to Get Involved
Shop from home and have supplies delivered directly to us! Click for an easy-to-use registry of school supplies needed.
Help us fund backpacks and school supplies for our students in need.
View school supply lists and purchase items on your own. Click for more information about how to drop off items.
Where to Drop Off School Supply Donations
Below is a list of local businesses and organizations that have partnered with us to serve as donation sites. You may visit any of the locations below to drop off school supplies for the drive (view list of items needed here). This list has been developed and reviewed by North Penn teachers and administrators. For this reason, we ask that you do your best to stick to the list provided when purchasing donations.
- NPSD Educational Services Center, 401 E. Hancock St. Lansdale, PA 19446
- BZ Orthodontics, 456 E. Hancock Street Lansdale, PA 19446
- Pritchard, Bieler, Gruver, & Willison PC, 590 Bethlehem Pike Suite A, Colmar, PA 18915
- Planet Fitness Montgomeryville, 751 Horsham Road, Lansdale, PA 19446
- Planet Fitness Lansdale, 1758 Allentown Road, Lansdale, PA 19446
- J.L. Freed Honda, 685 Bethlehem Pike, Montgomeryville, PA 18936
- Offices of Rep. Steve Malagari, 100 West Main Street, Suite 100, Lansdale, PA 19446
- HealthSource of North Penn, 632 E. Main Street, Lansdale, PA 19446
- The Zach Behr Team - Keller Williams Real Estate, 910 Harvest Drive, Suite 100, Blue Bell, PA 19422
- St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 211 S Main Street, North Wales, PA 19454
- Univest Blue Bell, 694 DeKalb Pike, Blue Bell, PA 1942
- Univest Lansdale, 120 Forty Foot Road, Hatfield, PA, 19440
- Univest Line Lexington, 990 Bethlehem Pike, Line Lexington, PA 18932
- Univest Montgomeryville, 986 Bethlehem Pike, Montgomeryville, PA 18936
- Eclipse Center for Creative Community, 30 Vine Street, Lansdale, PA 19446
- Bacco Italian Restaurant, 587 Dekalb Pike, North Wales, PA 19454
- Montgomery Township Police Department, 1001 Stump Road, Montgomeryville, PA 18936
- Images Salon, 1540 Cowpath Road, Hatfield, PA, 19440
How to Volunteer
There will be an opportunity for community members to volunteer to help with sorting supplies and building bags. Please check back for more information about this soon.
For any questions relating to the North Penn Strong Community Build-A-Bag Backpack and School Supply Drive, please contact Virginia Higgins at firstname.lastname@example.org.