Contribute to the Staff Advisory Council’s Back-to-School Supply Drive

The Staff Advisory Council’s Community Service Committee will hold its 12th annual Back to School Supply Drive Aug. 7–25 for students in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District. Last year, the committee collected 54 boxes of back-to-school supplies for students at three schools: Daniel E. Morgan Elementary School, Mary Bethune PreK-8 and Michael R. White STEM School.

Members of the Case Western Reserve University community are invited to take advantage of the Back to School Sales Tax Holiday Aug. 4–6 in Ohio, which exempts school supplies priced at $20 or less.

Supplies being collected include:

  • Art paint brushes
  • No. 2 pencils
  • Erasers (large pink)
  • Laddie pencil (primary grades – large) 
  • Pens (blue, black and red)
  • Colored pencils
  • Crayons
  • Markers
  • Construction paper
  • Spiral and composition notebooks 
  • Notebook dividers with pockets
  • Notebook paper (both wide- and college-rule)
  • Copy paper
  • 3-ring binders (1 ½ inch – 2 inch) 
  • Folders (with or without pockets) 
  • Compass
  • Protractor
  • Rulers
  • Glue sticks
  • Scissors
  • Headphones
  • Scientific calculators (grades 5-8)
  • USB/flash drive

Cash donations also are accepted.

Supplies can be dropped off to:

  • Brad Crews in the Linsalata Alumni Center
  • Annette Carey in Adelbert Hall, Room 403
  • Betsy Banks at the Center for Civic Engagement and Learning (Tinkham Veale University Center, Room 165)
  • Donna Shimko on the third floor of the CedarTech Building (10969 Cedar Ave.)
  • Paige Herron at the front desk of the CWRU Police Headquarters
  • Amber Norris and Jennifer O’Connor Neskey in the George S. Dively Building lobby
  • Siu Yan Scott in Samson Pavilion, Room 419E
  • Sheila Campbell in Nord Hall, Room 500
  • Ashley Johnson in the Nursing Research Building
  • Bryn Mota in the One to One Fitness Center reception area
  • Deandra Lynch-Morris and Nic Wood in Wood Building, Rooms W-434 and WG-23
  • Joseph Jordan at the Veale Convocation, Recreation and Athletic Center reception desk
  • Ingrid Burton and Neil Harner in Wickenden Building, Room 330
  • Carrie Vollentine in Wolstein Hall (11318 Bellflower Road)
  • Tracy Rehl in the Wolstein Research Building, Room 3-520 (opposite elevators)
  • Keesha Sellars and Loretta Laffitte-Griffin, in Yost Hall (floors two and three and the Cashier’s Office)
  • Patricia Zmijewski in the Peter B. Lewis Building, Room 350 (Dean’s Suite)
  • Theresa Grigger in Crawford Hll, Room 507, 

Those with questions can call 216.368.5587.