grauer back-to-school project
West Hills Covenant Church is participating in the Grauer Back-to-School Project. You can find a drop-off bin for supplies in the Fellowship Hall.
GRAUER BACK-TO-SCHOOL PROJECT - 2016
Help us outfit 400 kids for a great start to a new school year. We need 8,400 pencils, plus the other school supplies and clothing “basics” listed below. Donations are needed by Sunday, August 7th, 2016.
Notebook paper, college rule
Notebook paper, wide rule
Spiral Notebooks, college rule
Spiral Notebooks, wide rule
School Scissors (sharp)
Ballpoint pens (black or blue)
Crayons (24 pack)
Washable markers, thin point
Washable markers, wide point
Character or young-child backpack
New Clothing and Shoes
Sponsor a Child
You can also “sponsor” a child with a donation of:
$40 (coat & shoes)
$65 (elementary student)
$75 (high school student)
Make checks payable to:
Grauer Back-To- School Project
4595 SW California St. • Portland, OR 97219
MORE DETAILS ON THE PROJECT
The Grauer Back-To-School Project began at St Luke Lutheran Church in 2001 to carry on Grace and Marion Grauer’s giving spirit toward kids.
Today, Grauer is a vital partnership of SW Portland churches, businesses, and Neighborhood House, dedicated to helping low-income SW Portland families start the new school year with school supplies and new clothing for their children
Ages served: kindergarten through high school
Eligibility: Students eligible for the federal free/reduced lunch program.
Geographic area: Portland Public Schools in SW Portland that are part of the Wilson High cluster. School ID or report card is required.
Saturday, August 13 – 8am until 11am
Hayhurst Elementary – 5037 SW Iowa St. (This year only, due to construction)
• Each student will receive:
- Packet of new, grade-appropriate school supplies
- New backpack
- New athletic shoes
- New socks
- New coat or jacket
- New underwear and t-shirt