Items Needed


What do we need?

This fall the Backpack Bash hopes to serve close to 12,000 students in El Paso County. To accomplish this, we need your help! Below is a list of items that will be used to stuff backpacks and a list of locations that are accepting donations. Please consider supporting the Backpack Bash through the donation of school supplies.


*All donated items must be new or like-new. Any of the items listed below would make great donations! Donation drop off sites are listed below!*



**Highest Priority: Elementary/Middle & High School Backpacks**


  • High School and Elementary School Backpacks (Donated backpacks should not have private logos/nonprofit logos. Themed and general logo is okay.)

  • #2 Wooden Pencils

  • Crayons

  • Dry Erase Markers

  • Washable Markers

  • Mechanical Pencils

  • Highlighters

  • Ballpoint Pens (blue, black & red)

  • Glue sticks

  • Three-ring Binder

  • Plastic Pocket Folders

  • Composition Books (wide and college ruled)

  • Loose Leaf Paper (wide and college ruled)

  • Pink Rubber Erasers

  • Earbud Headphones

Extra Items:


  • Colored Pencils 

  • Rulers

  • Protractors

  • 3×5 Index Cards

  • Basic/Scientific Calculators

  • Kleenex Packets

  • Sanitizer Wipe Packets

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