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Tampa YMCA teams up with Hillsborough Education Foundation for school supply drive

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Posted at 1:16 PM, Aug 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-24 13:16:03-04

TAMPA, Fla. — The Tampa YMCA is teaming up with the Hillsborough Education Foundation to get school supplies for more than 150,000 students in lower-income families.

Starting Monday, supplies can be dropped off at 11 YMCA locations across Hillsborough County. The drop-off ends on Sunday, August 30.

Supplies needed:

  • Backpacks
  • Calculators
  • Children’s Books (K-12)
  • Compasses/Protractors
  • Composition Books
  • Copy Paper
  • Crayons (24 Count)
  • Dividers
  • Dry Erase Markers
  • Glue Sticks
  • Headphones/Earbuds
  • Highlighters
  • Index Cards
  • Large Pink Erasers
  • Pencils
  • Pens
  • Pocket Folders
  • Rulers
  • Scissors
  • Washable Markers

Teachers are also in need of some personal care items for students like deodorant, feminine care products, hand sanitizer, toothbrush/toothpaste, soap/shampoo and tissue boxes/packs.

The following locations are participating:

  • Bob Gilbertson Central City Family YMCA • 110 E. Palm Ave. • Tampa, Fl 33602
  • Bob Sierra North Tampa YMCA • 4029 Northdale Rd. • Tampa, Fl 33624
  • Campo Family YMCA • 3414 Culbreath Rd. • Valrico, Fl 33596
  • Downtown YMCA• 104 S. Franklin St., Tampa, Fl 33602
  • New Tampa Family YMCA • 16221 Compton Dr. • Tampa, Fl 33647
  • North Brandon Family YMCA • 3097 S. Kingsway Rd. • Seffner, Fl 33584
  • Northwest Hillsborough Family YMCA • 8950 W. Waters Ave. • Tampa, Fl 33615
  • Plant City Family YMCA • 1507 Ymca Place • Plant City, Fl 33563
  • South Tampa Family YMCA • 4411 S. Himes Ave. • Tampa, Fl 33611
  • Spurlino Family YMCA • 9650 Old Big Bend Rd. • Gibsonton, Fl 33534
  • YMCA Camp Cristina • 9840 Balm Riverview Road. • Riverview, Fl 33569