Donations for Families in Need

  • packing personal supplies for families in need Interested in conducting a local drive or make a personal donation to support families in need?

    Please consider the following items:    

    • New or Gently Used Clothing (especially undergarments and outerwear) for students of all ages, but especially adult sizes for older children
    • Closed-Toe Shoes (especially athletic shoes)
    • Laundry Detergent
    • After-School/Weekend Healthy Snacks (non-perishable / ready to eat)
    • Personal Care Items
      • Body Deodorant
      • Body Wash/Bar Soap (unscented)
      • Toothpaste/Toothbrushes
      • Skin Moisturizer/Lotion
      • Shampoo (with moisturizer)/Conditioner
      • Feminine Hygiene Products  
    • School Supplies
      • Backpacks
      • Calculators
      • USB Drive
      • Headphoones/Earphnes/Earbuds
      • Wide/College Ruled Notebooks
      • Wide/College Ruled Filler Paper
      • 3-Ring Binders
      • Pocket Folders
      • #2 Pencils (not recycled materials)
      • Crayons (regular/jumbo)
      • Pens (blue/black)
      • Highlighters
      • Erasers
      • Glue Sticks

    Donations of these items may be delivered directly to a school social worker or the office of Student Services at the McNair Building, 8136 Groby Road (63130). For more information, please call 314-290-4045 or email communications@ucityschools.org.