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Back to School Fundraiser | To Help Foster Youth and Local Families

The CHOICES School Supply Drive is retuning for the 2024-25 school year!! Help us equip the youth we serve with the MOST NEEDED back to school items.

Your donation will help Miami Valley youth who are in foster care, aging out of foster care (independent living and bridges) OR receiving mental health families with us (community families with high needs). Donations will be used for the start of the school year but to also help youth who enter our programs throughout the next year!

We can accept any new school supply donations, but this is a list of most needed items:

  • Unique and fun color/pattern backpacks (this really helps our kids show their style, and helps keep backpacks easy to identify in the home)
  • Lunchboxes
  • Ticonderoga pencils
  • Pink Erasers
  • Expo Markers
  • Highlighters
  • Wide rule looseleaf paper
  • Crayola 24 pk crayons, 10 pk markers, colored pencils
  • Pencil bags or boxes
  • Gluesticks
  • Locker accessories
  • Wired headphones
  • USB drives

Please no trapper keepers or 5 star binders, schools do not allow these items. We also have enough 1 subject notebooks to last the next few years!

Whether you are an individual, group, organization or church we welcome your support!

  • Donations can be dropped off to our Dayton office Monday- Friday 9 am – 5 pm.
    • We are closed 7/4, 7/5 (closing at noon) and 7/11
  • Our address is 1785 Big Hill Rd. Dayton, OH 45439.
  • If you need to coordinate something for our Cincinnati office please contact Ashley at apester@choicesohio.org or 937-264-0084 ext. 122.

Please drop off by July 23 so we can get the supplies to our kids/families before school begins.

Our 2024 school supply drive is underway! You can help collect items or donate monetarily online. Click this link to check it out.

Questions? Please contact Ashley Pester at apester@choicesohio.org or 937-264-0084 ext. 122

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