IT'S NOT TOO LATE.
 
WE PROVIDE SCHOOL SUPPLIES ALL YEAR.

CLICK TO: DONATE A BACKPACK NOW!


More than 24,000 students enrolled in Massachusetts Public Schools
are identified as homeless.   
Most of our backpack recipients SHARE ONE BEDROOM AT A FAMILY SHELTER WITH THEIR SIBLINGS AND FAMILY.  

a backpack filled WITH PERSONALIZED, grade-level school materials keepS kids organized and serves as a personal locker. 



6 WAYS TO MAKE DIFFERENCE! 


1.  VOLUNTEER WITH US 

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Join us to help customize backpacks for distribution.  We welcome families, businesses, groups, clubs and friends!  It's a great way to give back to the community, collect community service hours - or plan a field trip for good!  

Read our Safety Protocols HERE

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2. DONATE "TOOLS FOR SCHOOL" ALREADY CUSTOMIZED & ASSEMBLED! 

Click above to purchase a backpack already filled with supplies!  Or shop for pre-selected individual items.  We will further tailor the backpack with grade-level books, workbooks and other essentials.  

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3.  CONDUCT A DRIVE
     or MAKE A celebratION EXTRAORDINARY!


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Stage a drive to help keep our inventory humming!  We will create flyers and include your logo or photo and pertinent information.  
Birthday parties, graduations, bat and bar mitzvahs - turn a celebration into a gift for our students!
Click the box for more information. 

For a downloadable link of supplies needed CLICK HERE 
To collect for a particular grade, click below:  

Pre-K
Grades K - 3
Grades 4 - 6
Grades 7 - 12
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4.  DONATE YOUR FAVORITE GREAt READ! 


TWO good deeds!  Support a student AND a local business!  Order your favorite book from our friends at Buttonwood Books or Paperback Junction.  No delivery - we'll pick up and relay to a student on your behalf!  
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5.  GET CREATIVE WITH YOUR KIDS!   



We include letters, artwork and notes of inspiration with each backpack. Children and teens love to receive notes from supporters and peers.  

Here are a few fun family activities to add!  Create origami bookmarks with your kids or homemade bracelets
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Send or drop off supplies and backpacks to:
School on Wheels of Massachusetts
100 Laurel Street, Suite 121
E. Bridgewater, MA 02333

Please include your name and contact information so that we may thank you accordingly.

Call or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.of drop-off and we'll take a photo of your family, group or business! 
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6.  START A SCHOOL ON WHEELS CLUB

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Kids Helping Kids!  Your children or teens can make a difference by forming a School on Wheels Club at their school or in their neighborhood. SOWMA Clubs coordinate school supply drives or stage events that promote and support the needs of peers facing homelessness.  

SOWMA Club leaders gain valuable leadership, philanthropic and team building skills.  When public health precautions warrant, SOWMA Club representatives gather at our headquarters to volunteer.  

TO SIGN UP TO support ANY OF our backpack programS
or for more information contact:

Barbara fox at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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United Way of Greater Plymouth County

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School on Wheels - MA
100 Laurel Street
Suite 121
East Bridgewater, Massachusetts 02333

508.587.9091

Federal Tax ID 20-1020880
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