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North Penn Strong Community Build-A-Bag

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Build-A-Bag Supply Lists

Below you will find supply lists with items that will be included in donated backpacks. These lists have been developed and reviewed by teachers and administrators. For this reason, we ask that you do your best to stick to the lists provided below when purchasing donations.

To ensure enough time to sort and inventory supplies, fill backpacks & distribute to families, please note that the drive ends on Monday, August 16!  


School Supply Lists

Please note that elementary size backpacks are not currently needed as they have been generously donated by Costco of Montgomeryville.

Items should be newly purchased and gender neutral. Please also note that promotional branded items are not permitted.

  • Large, secondary size, gender neutral color backpack (example 1, example 2)
  • Earbud Headphones
  • Ruler
  • Block erasers
  • Composition Book (Wide ruled)
  • Composition Book (College ruled)
  • Washable Markers
  • Highlighters
  • Notecards
  • Binders (1-1.5 inch)
  • Dividers
  • Colored Pencils
  • Dry Erase Markers
  • Folders (3 Prong)
  • Folders (Pockets)
  • Glue Sticks
  • Spiral Notebooks, 1-Subject (Wide ruled)
  • No. 2 Pencils
  • Safe Guard, Child Size Scissors
  • Simple Scientific Calculator


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.

  • NPSD Educational Services Center, 401 E. Hancock St. Lansdale, PA 19446
  • Images Salon, 540 Cowpath Rd suite 140 Hatfield, PA 18966
  • Homewood Suites by Hilton, 1200 Pennbrook Parkway Lansdale, PA 19446
  • BZ Orthodontics, 456 E. Hancock Street Lansdale, PA 19446
  • St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 211 South Main Street North Wales, PA 19454
  • State Rep Todd Stephens, 515 Stump Road North Wales, PA 19454
  • Danette M Reid Insurance Agency Inc, 981 N Wales Rd #10 North Wales, PA 19454
  • Bacco Italian Restaurant, 587 DeKalb Pike North Wales, PA 19454
  • QNB Bank, 127 Bethlehem Pike Colmar, PA 18915
  • Montgomery Township, 1001 Stump Rd Box 68 Montgomeryville, PA 19440
  • J.L. Freed Honda, 685 Bethlehem Pike Montgomeryville, PA 18936
  • Pritchard, Bieler, Gruver & Willison, P.C., 590 Bethlehem Pike, Suite A Colmar, PA 18915
  • Univest Bank
    990 Bethlehem Pk Line Lexington, PA 18932
    986 Bethlehem Pk Montgomeryville, PA 18936
    694 Dekalb Pike Blue Bell, PA 19422
    120 Forty Foot Rd Hatfield, PA 19440
    16 Harbor Place Souderton, PA 18964
  • 11 AM Salon, 837 W. Main St. Lansdale, PA 19446
  • North Penn YMCA, 608 E Main St Lansdale, PA 19446
  • Stephanie Moyle, Senior Mary Kay Consultant, 110 Coventry Circle Lansdale, PA 19446
  • Backyard Beans Coffee Company, 408 West Main Street Lansdale, PA 19446
  • Harleysville Bank
    1550 Cowpath Rd Hatfield, PA 19440
    640 East Main St Lansdale, PA, 19401
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