First Day Project

Posted on: 11:07 am, July 16, 2012, by , updated on: 08:51am, July 18, 2013

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Coordinating Quad City Area School Supply Drives

Saturday, July 20, 2013
ILLINOIS: Coal Valley, Colona, East Moline, Milan, Moline, Rock Island & Silvis

Saturday, August 3, 2013
IOWA: Bettendorf, Blue Grass, Buffalo, Davenport, LeClaire, Moscow, Pleasant Valley, Walcott & Wilton

Your donation will make a BIG difference in a student’s first day of school!

1. Place school supplies in a bag near your mail box.

2. Your letter carrier will pick up the supplies. Schools will distribute the supplies to students in need.

3. Your donation will make a BIG difference in a student’s first day of school!

Donations can also be dropped off at WQAD News 8 studios during our day-long collection on Tuesday, July 30th.

Monetary Donations:

Please write your check to the First Day Project c/o the Community Foundation of the Great River Bend, 852 Middle Rd., Suite 100, Bettendorf, IA 52722. If you would like your donation designated for a particular school district, please note on check.

Donate Online: Go to http://www.cfgrb.org and click on “donate now.”

Items Needed:
Loose-leaf Paper
Pens
Kleenex
Washable Markers
Spiral Notebooks
Crayons
Backpacks
Pencil Boxes
Colored Pencils
Pencils
Scissors
Watercolor Paints
Pocket Folders
Erasers
Glue Sticks
Dry Erase Markers
Composition Notebooks
Rulers
Hand Sanitizer
3 Ring Binders