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Backpack and School Supply Drive

Every summer, Family Resource Center provides backpacks full of school supplies for the upcoming school year to all of our school-aged children in foster care.  This year, we need to put together 900 backpacks!

Learn How to Get Involved

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  • Make a cash donation to FRC for the purchase of school supplies. All donations are needed and appreciated but $25 will cover a backpack and all supplies for one child.
  • Contribute school supplies from the wish list below.
  • Host Your Own Backpack Drive at your workplace, church, or community organization. Email mchiu@frcflorida.org to let us know about your drive and schedule a day/time for drop off.
All supplies need to be dropped off no later than Friday, July 14th.
Here is a wish list of the items needed for school. Please consider donating one or more items listed below.
Backpacks for K-12
Calculator-Pocket
Calculator-Scientific
Colored Pencil Pack
Compass
Composition Books
Divider Set
Eraser-Pencil
Eraser-Pink
Glue
Glue Stick
Graph Paper
Hand Sanitizer
Highlighters
Index Card Pack
Jumbo Crayon Box
Jumbo Pencils
Manuscript Pad 
Markers Box
Notebook-Spiral, College Ruled 
Notebook-Spiral, Wide Ruled
Notebook Paper, College Ruled
Notebook Paper, Wide Ruled
Pencil Case
Pencil Sharpener  
Pencil Sharpener-Jumbo
Pencil-#2
Pencils- Mechanical
Pens (Black & Blue)
Protractor
Ruler
Scissors
2 Pocket Folder
2 Pocket Folder with clasps
Donations are fully tax deductible.  
or checks can be mailed to:
Family Resource Center
Attn: Development
1393 SW 1st Street
Miami, FL 33135
Thank you so much for your support!