Donations Needed for 2019 Back-to-School Supply Drive

As Oregon schools prepare for the 2019-20 academic year, we’re joining with local nonprofit, Friends of the Children – Portland, for their annual School Supply Drive.

From July 29th – August 19th, our six Portland metropolitan area service centers will accept donations for the drive during regular business hour, address and hours below:

AAA Beaverton Service Center

8555 SW Apple Way Beaverton, OR 97225
Mon-Fri 8:00am – 5:30pm, extended hours Wednesday until 6:30pm

AAA Clackamas Service Center

10365 SE Sunnyside Road, Suite 100 Clackamas, OR 97015
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00am – 5:30pm, extended hours Wednesday until 6:30pm

AAA Hillsboro Service Center

7300 NE Butler St. Hillsboro, OR 97124
Mon-Fri 8:00am – 5:30pm, extended hours Wednesday until 6:30pm

AAA Lake Oswego Service Center

6 Centerpointe Drive, Suite 100 Lake Oswego, OR 97035
Mon-Fri 8:00am – 5:30pm, extended hours Wednesday until 6:30pm

AAA Portland Service Center

600 SW Market Street Portland, OR 97201
Mon-Fri 8:00am – 5:30pm, extended hours Wednesday until 6:30pm

AAA Wood Village Service Center

22741 NE Park Lane, Suite G Wood Village, OR 97060
Mon-Fri 8:30am – 5:30pm

If you’re doing back-to-school shopping for your family, we encourage you to purchase extra items and drop them off in one of our collection barrels. Friends of the Children – Portland will pick up all donated items on the 19th and on August 21st over 500 youth will be able to go through and get the supplies they need to start the school year off strong.

We are asking that all donations are dropped off at the service centers by 8:30am on August 19th. 

Items Needed:

Elementary School

  • Backpack
  • Wide-ruled notebooks
  • Wide-ruled loose leaf paper
  • Composition notebooks
  • Construction paper
  • Pencils and sharpener
  • Markers
  • Colored pencils
  • Crayons
  • Safety scissors
  • Calculator
  • Glue sticks
  • Liquid glue
  • Pencil case
  • Disinfectant wipes
  • Math/reading flash cards

Total estimated cost: $100

Middle School

  • Backpack suitable for teens
  • Wide-ruled notebooks
  • Wide-ruled loose leaf paper
  • Composition notebooks
  • 3-ring binder
  • Tabbed dividers
  • Pens
  • Mechanical pencils
  • Scientific calculator
  • Flash drive
  • Protractor
  • Compass
  • Graph paper
  • Highlighters
  • Planner
  • Index Cards

Total estimated cost: $120

High School

  • Sturdy, supportive backpacks
  • College-ruled notebooks
  • College-ruled loose leaf paper
  • 3-ring binder (3-inch)
  • Tabbed dividers
  • Pens
  • Mechanical pencils
  • Scientific or graphing calculator
  • Flash drive
  • Protractor
  • Compass
  • Graph paper
  • Highlighters
  • Planner
  • Index Cards

Total estimated cost: $150