grace UMC's Annual SChool Supplies Collection

Our Outreach and Witness team would like to encourage you to support the children in our community through donations of supplies that will help them in the upcoming year.  We will be collecting items from Sunday, August 9 through Sunday, August 30.

You will find a list of suggested items to donate.
Below this list you will also find links to Amazon, Walmart, or Target Registries to make online donations to the three organizations listed. 

You can drop off donations in the following ways:
1) Dropping them off in the schoolbus in the breezeway on Sunday Mornings
2) Drop them off at the breezeway portico at designated drive-thru drop-off times in the coming weeks (TBA)
3) or donate online through the various online registries linked below

Our supply collection will benefit the following:
Oakland Elementary in West Ashley
The Epworth's Children Home in Columbia, South Carolina
Lowcountry Orphan Relief serving children all over the Lowcountry

List of Suggested items to donate

1” 3-ring binder with clear front sleeve

1” 3-ring binder with pockets on inside

1½” 3-ring binder with pockets on inside

1½” binder (hard plastic)

Baby wipes

Bookbag/Backpack – no wheels, regular size

Cleaning wipes

Clorox/Lysol wipes

Colored tissue paper

Composition books

Composition books – black/white marble cover

Copy paper (ream)

Cotton Balls

Crayola 24 count crayons (No Rose Art, please)

Crayola broad line markers

Crayola colored pencils

Crayola fine tip markers – skinny

Crayola markers – Classic

Crayola washable markers

Disinfectant spray

Dividers with tabs

Dry erase marker eraser

Dry erase markers – Expo, Large tip

Dry erase markers – Low odor, Black

Earbuds w/ straight plug for ipads

Elmer’s glue sticks (small)

Elmer’s white glue

Glue sticks

Hand sanitizer

Headphones w/ straight plug for ipads (NOT EARBUDS)


Jansport Big Student Backpack

Jansport Superbreak Backpack

Kinder Rest Mat


Liquid hand soap

Mechanical pencils

Over-the-head headphones w/ straight plug

Pack of white paper plates (no Styrofoam)

Paper towels

Pencil top erasers


Planners – undated

Plastic folders with prongs

Plastic pocket folders

Plastic pocket folder with holes

Plastic pocket folders with prongs

Plastic reusable water bottle

Plastic supply box (5” X 8”)


Popsicle/craft sticks

Sketch pads


Scissors – Fiskars Blunt tip

Small pencil case

Texas Instruments Scientific Calculators

Washable markers

Watercolor paints

Wide ruled notebook paper

Wide ruled notebooks – 3 or 5 subjects (No SPIRALS)

Yellow #2 pencils (sharpened, if possible)

Ziploc bags (Gallon, Quart, Sandwich, Snack)

Zipper pencil pouch (to fit in a 3 ringed binder)