Friends of Youth holds back-to-school supply drive

July 30, 2013

By Staff

Help improve the educational experience of youths in the Issaquah School District by contributing to the Friends of Youth back-to-school supply drive.

The nonprofit organization will collect items through Aug. 16 at the Friends of Youth office, 414 Front St. N., and at the Issaquah Library, 10 W. Sunset Way.

Drop off donations at Friends of Youth from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. The library will take donations from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, and from 1-5 p.m. Sundays.

Suggested items include backpacks, pencils, divider sheets, notebook paper, composition books, Post-it notes, calculators, scissors, colored markers, rulers and folders.

Learn more about Friends of Youth at See a full list of needed back-to-school items at

Suggested items

  • Backpacks
  •  #2 Pencils
  •  8-tab divider sheets
  •  Notebook paper (college-ruled and wide-ruled)
  •  Composition books (regular and graph paper)
  •  Spiral notebooks, single subject
  •  Highlighters
  •  Memory sticks/flash drives
  •  Post-it notes
  •  Erasers (pink)
  •  Headphones (for computer use)
  • Ziploc bags (all sizes)
  •  Colored pencils
  •  2-inch or larger binders
  •  Colored markers
  •  Crayola crayons
  •  Scissors
  •  Hand sanitizer
  •  Glue sticks (white)
  •  Tape
  •  Calculators
  •  3×5 index cards
  •  Dry-erase markers
  •  Rulers
  •  Tissues
  •  Folders
  •  Black permanent markers
  • Anti-bacterial wet wipes
  •  Pencil boxes
  •  Accordion file organizers
  • 3-ring notebooks



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