High Need Items

To ensure students are not identified as accessing the program, we ask that no company logos appear on donated items.

All donations must be new or unused.

  • Backpacks

  • Binders (1”-2”)

  • Erasers

  • Exercise books

  • Glue sticks

  • Highlighters

  • Lined Paper

  • Pencil Boxes

  • Pencil Crayons

  • Washable Markers

 
 

Program Approved Supply Lists

United Way’s Tools for School program distributes school kits in four standardized grade categories, each with a lost of required school supplies compatible with participating school divisions. In the 2018/2019 school year, over 15,000 school kits with a fair market value of more than $626,000 were distributed to students in the Alberta Capital Region.

 
 

Kindergarten-Grade 3

Required Supplies:

  • Backpack (1)

  • Washable markers (1 box)

  • Exercise Books (2)

  • Duo Tangs (5)

  • Pencil Case (1)

  • Pencils (10)

  • Wax Crayons (I box)

  • Glue Stick (1)

  • Ruler (1)

  • Eraser (2)

  • Pencil Crayons (1 box)

Grade 4- Grade 6

Required Supplies:

  • Backpack (1)

  • Exercise Books (4)

  • Duo Tangs (5)

  • Pencil Case (1)

  • Pencils (10)

  • Glue Stick (1)

  • Ruler (1)

  • Eraser (2)

  • Pencil Crayons (1 box)

  • Lined Paper (2kg packages)

  • Binder (1 - 1.5’ to 2” size)

  • Blue pens (2)

  • Highlighters (2)

Grade 7-12

Required Supplies:

  • Backpack (1)

  • Duo Tangs (5)

  • Pencil Case (1)

  • Pencils (10)

  • Ruler (1)

  • Eraser (2)

  • Lined Paper (2kg packages)

  • Binder (1 - 1.5’ to 2” size)

  • Blue pens (2)

  • Highlighters (2)

  • Coiled notebook (1)

  • Dividers (1 package of 5)