StuartCo Participates in Backpack Drive

August kicked off with a backpack drive for Simpson Housing.  The mission of Simpson housing is to “house, support and advocate for people experiencing homelessness.”  Each of our Minnesota Metro area communities filled a backpack with school supplies for a specific student varying in age from Kindergarten to High School.  We set out to fill 22 backpacks for 22 kids with items such as notebooks, highlighters, pencils, and more!

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Our residents provided us with enough school supplies for not only the 22 backpacks we set out to fill, but they also provided us with…  5 additional backpacks, 25 notebooks, 5 composition notebooks, 12 loose leaf paper packets, 8 rulers, 8 boxes of colored pencils, 8 packages of notecards, 12 boxes of crayons, 11 packages of glue sticks, 21 boxes of #2 pencils, 9 scissors, 4 packages of highlighters, 3 boxes of markers, 4 packages of pens, 1 package of erasers, 1 protractor, 1 water color set, 4 calculators, 2 manuscript tablets, 3 pens/pencil zipper pouches, 3 book covers, 2 three ring binders, and 6 folders.

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How awesome are our residents?!


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