As a part of our Community Services, we have decided to run a collection of items to fill backpacks for homeless teens. The benefactor of our backpacks will be Youth Futures Joondalup.
We have thought about all the things we need daily at this time of year and have created a list of items we feel would be of most benefit these teens. Please take a look at our list and if you can help us with our project in any way we would greatly appreciate it.
We hope to have everything collected and ready to go into bags by Friday 28th June. Please bring any donations into school and drop to your child’s class where there will be a box for collection.
Items we hope to collect:
- Backpacks (used in good condition is fine)
- Toiletries bags
- Lip balm
- Ponchos/Rain coats
- Hair ties
- Playing cards, standard, UNO etc
- Bouncy balls, small toys
- Soap/body wash
- Compact sleeping bags
- Inflatable pillows
- Water bottles, refillable
- Dental hygiene products
- Compact towels
- Note pads
- Drawing materials or colouring
- Sanitary Items (pads, tampons)
- Makeup items
- Jewellery, trinkets
The age range of the teens that Youth Futures work with are 12-25 years of age.
We are also collecting from our own families and local communities. Thank you for your support and we look forward to sharing the news of this project with you as it continues.
Lower Secondary Students