Back-to-School Supplies Needed

Help us prepare Northern Virginia children for success in school year and beyond.

Reminder: Only new items will be accepted. Through special purchasing programs, NVFS has the ability to turn $1 of cash contributions into $2 worth of supplies.

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School Supply Wish List

  • Large middle & high school backpacks (minimum size 13” x 18” x 8”) – no wheels, please
  • Regular size elementary backpacks (large enough to accommodate pocket folders) – no wheels, please
  • 12-inch rulers
  • 3-ring binders (1-inch and 2 inch)
  • Ball point pens (blue or black)
  • Calculators (4-function)
  • Calculators (scientific)
  • Colored pencils (12 ct. box)
  • Composition books (college-ruled)
  • Composition books (wide-ruled)
  • Crayons (24 ct. box)
  • Dry erase markers (black, low odor)
  • Glue bottles (washable)
  • Glue sticks (washable)
  • Lined index cards (3 x 5)
  • Markers (broad-tip, 8 ct.)
  • Markers (thin-tip, 10 ct.)
  • Packs of loose-leaf paper (college-ruled)
  • Packs of loose-leaf paper (wide-ruled)
  • Pencils – (No. 2, 12-pack)
  • Pencil sharpeners
  • Pink wedge erasers (latex-free)
  • Plastic pocket folders with brads
  • Plastic supply boxes (at least 8″x 5″)
  • Safety scissors (blunt-tip)
  • Safety scissors (pointed)
  • Spiral notebooks (college-ruled)
  • Spiral notebooks (wide-ruled)
  • Subject dividers for binders
  • Yellow highlighters
  • Zippered pencil pouches (for 3-ring binders)