School Supplies Needed for Upward Bound House
First UMC is now taking donations of backpacks and school supplies for Family Place at Upward Bound House. This year, we are also accepting money donations towards the purchase of supplies in bulk.
You may drop a check in the Sunday morning collection basket made out to First UMC, in the memo line “School Supplies.” Or to donate online, go to: www.santamonicaumc.org/ways-to-give. Click on the Donate Now button, select Children’s Ministry/School Supplies Fund in the Select An Account dropdown menu.
Goal: 60 Supplied Backpacks!
Items you may bring include: Backpacks • Glue sticks • Scissors • Ballpoint pens • No. 2 pencils • Colored pencils • Pencil sharpener • Large pink eraser • Highlighters • Three-ring binder • Loose-leaf notebook paper • Pocket folders (two pockets) • Rulers • Crayons • Index Cards • 2 oz. Antibacterial Hand Soap
Deadline to bring items: Sunday, August 11
You may drop off supplies in the box in the narthex, at the Hospitality Table, or in the church office. Sunday School’s Faith in Action will assemble the backpacks Sunday, August 11 and will give to UBH the following week. Let’s give
the kids of Upward Bound House supplies for their first day of school!