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Annual Backpack Ministry

July 10, 2018, 12:26 pm @ | View Map

Every year St. Andrew’s parishioners generously bring in donations of backpacks and Backpack 3school supplies for families who struggle to make ends meet. These filled backpacks will then be donated to the local Valparaiso schools, and this drive will run through August 10th.  Thank you for serving God by serving others.
Below is the list of necessary supplies:
1    Backpack
1    Cloth or plastic pencil case
1    Box 24 crayons
2    Blue Pens
1    Red Pen
2    Pink erasers
2    Biggie Ticonderoga pencils
1     Pair blunt tip Scissors
1     Pack primary markers (washable)
1     Glue stick and/or school glue
1     Highlighter
1     Ruler
3    2-pocket folders
1    Pack elementary-ruled loose leaf paper
3    Wide-lined spiral bound notebooks
1    Box kleenex