10th Annual Arizona Helping Hands Back to School Drive
By Lindsay Hansen -
Sunday Jun 26, 2022
Arizona Helping Hands (AHH) needs back to school supplies to help thousands of children in foster care go back to school this year. There are many ways to be involved:
Â· Sponsor a Collection Drive: Now through August 2022 - Hold a collection drive for needed items at your business or in your community group - we will even provide boxes and posters.
Â· Be a Drop-Off location: Use your business as a drop-off location for backpacks and supplies.
Â· Donate: A $35 donation provides a backpack filled with school supplies for a child in foster care.
We could use your helping hands! Our most needed items are listed below:
Â· 1â€ 3 - Ring Binders
Â· 5 - Tab Binder Dividers
Â· Pencil sharpener
Â· 7â€ Scissors
Â· Construction Paper Pads
Â· Washable Markers
Other helpful items to collect:
Â· #2 Pencils
Â· Black Ballpoint Pens
You can bring donations to AHHâ€™s facility at 3110 East Thunderbird Road, Suite 100, Phoenix, AZ 85032, Monday through Friday from 9 am - 4:30 pm. For more information, please email [email protected].
About Arizona Helping Hands
Founded in 1998, the mission of Arizona Helping Hands is to provide essential needs for children in foster care through programs promoting safety, permanency, and health. As Arizonaâ€™s largest service provider of essential needs to children in foster care, Arizona Helping Hands services remain unduplicated, supporting children in foster care with items, including beds, cribs, clothing, diapers, and hygiene items. Arizona Helping Hands also provides backpacks with school supplies to help children succeed in school and fulfills birthday dreams to help raise self-esteem by showing children they are special and loved. Arizona Helping Hands provides state-required home safety items to help families become licensed providers by ensuring they can offer a safe home environment.