School Supplies for those Affected by CA Wildfires

by Can'd Aid
School Supplies for those Affected by CA Wildfires
School Supplies for those Affected by CA Wildfires
School Supplies for those Affected by CA Wildfires
School Supplies for those Affected by CA Wildfires
Jan 6, 2021

Update: School Supplies to Homeless Students in Salinas, CA

Dear Donor,

In the midst of a pandemic and as wildfires continued to ravage California through September 2020, many struggling families still identified assistance with getting their children prepared for school and at-home learning as one of their top needs. In response, Can’d Aid partnered with the Salinas City Elementary School District (SCESD) to gauge how to best assist students within the Salinas community. After learning that 40% of elementary-aged students in Salinas are homeless it was determined that homeless students within SCESD’s Family Resource Center would benefit most greatly from assistance with supplies. 

Can’d Aid rapidly sourced, assembled and shipped a large order of supplies requested by the Family Resource Center, and within just two weeks fulfilled each of the requested items below:

  • composition notebooks (200)
  • pencils (500)
  • note cards (to write notes of encouragement to parents) (200 boxes of 8-10 cards) not index cards
  • glue sticks (500)
  • blue pens (200)
  • calculators (simple small ones), (200)
  • small pencil cases/bags (200) 
  • Crayons (300)
  • Markers (300)
  • colored pencils, (200)
  • coloring books, (400)

By mid-October, the supplies were loaded into backpacks and distributed to homeless children in the Salinas City Elementary School District. According to Homeless Liasion Cheryl Camany, the donation of school supplies will “help ensure success and continuity in [homeless students’] educational process.”

It's because of donations like yours that Can'd Aid is able to support organizations like Family Resource Center and get necessary supplies for homeless students in Salinas, CA.

Thank you,

Sara Hannafin
Director of Engagement


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Location: Longmont, CO - USA
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Sara Hannafin
Longmont, CO United States

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