Last year STEP provided over 400 St. Louis Park children with school supplies and backpacks thanks to community support. Help us fulfill this need by donating supplies or volunteering for our Back to School Program!

Our Amazon and Target wish lists to purchase online and have donations sent directly to us!

STEP packs a bag for each registered St. Louis Park child based on the supply list for their school and grade. Critically needed school supplies are:

  • 2 pocket folders without prongs
  • Plastic page protectors
  • 5-tab binder dividers with pockets
  • Wide ruled loose leaf paper
  • College ruled spiral notebooks – all colors
  • 12-count Crayola colored pencils
  • Thick black Expo dry erase markers
  • Thin black Expo dry erase markers
  • Thick glue sticks
  • Ticonderoga pencils
  • Plastic rulers
  • Crayola 24 count crayons
  • AmazonBasics 3-ring binder with zipper, 3 inch
  • 18” Backpacks-any color

Items that are NOT needed are:

  • Comp Notebooks – Black
  • Blunt Scissors
  • Wooden rulers
  • Pronged folders
Donations can be dropped off at STEP during our regular office hours and are needed by August 12.
For more information contact Mari at 952-925-4899 ext.1800 or Thank you!