Summer Backpacks

Summer Backpacks

The Human Development Committee is sponsoring a “summer backpack” program for 75 first graders. These backpacks are designed to keep the children healthy and engaged in the learning process throughout the summer. The following items are needed. Please take your list with you when you go shopping. Please bring all items to the parish by June 2nd so backpacks can be filled and delivered before school gets out.

  • Personal Care Items
    • Children’s soap (hand & body wash)
    • Wash Cloth
    • Hand Towel
    • Children’s Shampoo
    • Children’s detangler
    • Large tooth combs and brushes
    • Children’s band-aids
    • Sunscreen
    • Kleenex individual packages
    • Hair ties & clips
    • Mini hand sanitizers
    • Children’s mouth wash
    • Children’s toothpaste & tooth brushes
  • Individually Packaged Snacks (no peanut butter/peanut products, please)
    • Granola bars
    • Fruit roll-ups
    • Fruit Snacks
    • Cheese & Cracker sticks
    • Teddy grahams
    • Goldfish
  • Educational Materials
    • Coloring Books
    • Crayons
    • Math & Reading Activity books (Grade 1-2 reading level)
    • Story books
    • Puzzle Books
    • Word searches
    • Puzzles (48 piece or less)
  • Small bouncing balls