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North Penn Community Build-A-Bag

How to Get Involved

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.

With the help of our community, our goal is to provide 400 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 8!

How to Get Involved



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 stick to the list provided when purchasing donations.


  • NPSD Educational Services Center, 401 E. Hancock St. Lansdale, PA 19446
  • J.L. Freed Honda, 685 Bethlehem Pike, Montgomeryville, PA 18936
  • St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 211 S. Main Street, North Wales, PA 19454
  • Trinity Lutheran Church, 1000 W Main Street, Lansdale, PA 19446
  • Bacco Italian Restaurant, 587 Dekalb Pike, North Wales, PA, 19454
  • Carlee Myers Fitness, 425 W Main Street, Lansdale, PA 19446
  • Images Salon, 1540 Cowpath Road, Hatfield, PA 19440
  • Office of PA Representative Liz Hanbidge, 1098 West Skippack Pike, Blue Bell, PA 19422
  • Upper Gwynedd Fire Department, 660 Garfield Ave, West Point, PA 19486
  • Color Me Mine Montgomeryville, 801 Bethlehem Pike, Montgomeryville, PA 19454
  • Office of PA Representative Steve Malagari, 100 West Main Street, Suite 110, Lansdale, PA
  • Montgomery Township Police Department, 1001 Stump Road, Montgomeryville, PA



For any questions relating to the North Penn Strong Community Build-A-Bag Backpack and School Supply Drive, please contact Virginia Higgins at


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