extra school supplies

{photo via real simple}

As you are no doubt bustling here and there gathering new clothes and school supplies for your kiddos, consider this: many women’s and children’s shelters need these same things this time of year. So, grab a couple of extra next time you are out and drop them off at your local shelter. Imagine the smile on a child’s face to pack up his own snazzy pencil case with new Number 2’s, glue sticks, and crayons.
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  1. Petit Elefant :

    This is also true for gently worn clothing. A lot, a LOT of kids don't have new back to school duds right now.

  2. KJ :

    Indeed. With Tax Free weekends in many states and coupons in conjunction, it would be easy to grab an extra t-shirt or pair of jeans or even socks. I mean, you are already there, right?