Backpack Supply List

Whether in person OR virtual, back to school time is here and you can help kids in need right here in Memphis! Simply choose one of the supply lists below and fill a backpack with the contents. Every little bit helps a child get a fresh and positive start to the new school year. Backpacks can be dropped off at Hope during designated hours only so please read the instructions carefully. We appreciate all that you do to support our Urban Ministry outreach efforts! If you have any questions or would like for your company to partner with us please contact Laura Huggins (901-507-1892, Laura.Huggins@HopeChurchMemphis.com).

Instructions

  1. Purchase a backpack for a BOY or GIRL and fill it with listed supplies below. 
  2. Print and place the list on the inside of the backpack so we can identify the grade and gender. 
  3. Drop off outside Entrance 3 in the roundabout during the times listed below. 
  4. During drop-off, please follow our SAFETY PROCEDURE: Place donation items in your trunk and pop the trunk after approaching Entrance 3. This will allow us to receive your donations without requiring you to leave your vehicle. Please wear a mask in case any communication is needed upon arrival. Staff will wear masks and gloves to keep you safe. 
  5. Can’t get out to shop? Monetary donations are also appreciated. Make checks payable to “Hope Church” and write “Urban backpack drive” on the memo line. You may drop checks off at the Entrance 3 roundabout following the same safety procedure as detailed above during times listed below. You may also mail checks to Hope Urban Ministry, c/o Laura Huggins, 8500 Walnut Grove Road, Cordova, TN 38018. 

Drop Off Times

Monday, August 17 • 10:00-11:00 am & 5:00 - 6:00 pm at Entrance 3
Tuesday, August 18 • 10:00-11:00 am & 5:00 - 6:00 pm at Entrance 3
Thursday, August 20 • 10:00-11:00 am & 5:00 - 6:00 pm at Entrance 3
Monday, August 24 • 10:00-11:00 am & 5:00 - 6:00 pm at Entrance 3
Tuesday, August 25 • 10:00-11:00 am & 5:00 - 6:00 pm at Entrance 3
Thursday, August 27 • 10:00-11:00 am & 5:00 - 6:00 pm at Entrance 3

Kindergarten – 2nd Grade

PRINT K-2 Boy List PRINT K-2 Girl List
  • Backpack (No rolling backpacks please)
  • 1 box of crayons (no more than 24 count)
  • 24 - #2 pencils
  • 2 glue sticks
  • 1 bottle of Elmer's glue
  • 1 pair scissors Fiskar blunt tip
  • 1 box of Kleenex tissue
  • 2 pink erasers
  • 6 two-pocket folders (assortment of prongs and no prongs)
  • 1 box of washable markers
  • 2 soft vinyl 1-inch 3-ring binders
  • 1 pkg. wide-ruled notebook paper
  • 2 writing tablets (K–2nd grade)
  • 1 bottle antibacterial hand sanitizer

3rd, 4th and 5th Grade

PRINT 3-5 Boy List PRINT 3-5 Girl List
  • Backpack (No rolling backpacks please)
  • 24 - #2 pencils (wood only)
  • 2 glue sticks
  • 1 box of colored pencils
  • 1 pair of scissors Fiskar
  • 1 box crayons (24 count)
  • Ink pens (blue, black and red)
  • 1 pkg washable markers
  • 3 spiral notebooks
  • 2 pkgs notebook paper (wide rule)
  • 8 folders with pockets and brads (assorted colors)
  • 1 ruler with inches & centimeters
  • 2 composition books
  • 1 box of Kleenex tissues
  • 1 bottle antibacterial hand sanitizer
  • 1 box Zip Loc bags (gallon or quart size)

6th, 7th and 8th Grade

PRINT 6-8 Boy List PRINT 6-8 Girl List
  • Backpack (No rolling backpacks please)
  • 24 - #2 pencils (wood only)
  • 1 pair of scissors Fiskar sharp tip
  • 6 spiral notebooks 1 subject wide rule
  • 8 folders with pockets & brads
  • 1 bottle of glue and 2 glue sticks
  • 1 box of colored pencils 24 count
  • 1 protractor
  • 2 red ink pens
  • 1 pkg of blue or black ink pens
  • 1 pkg colored markers
  • 2 pkgs notebook paper wide rule
  • 1 ruler with inches & centimeters
  • 1 Steno pad
  • 1 three-ring binder (2")
  • 2 pkgs dividers
  • 1 package of index cards

9th, 10th, 11th & 12th Grades

PRINT 9-12 Boy List PRINT 9-12 Girl List
  • Backpack (No rolling backpacks please)
  • 24 - #2 pencils (wood only)
  • 6 spiral notebooks 1 subject college rule
  • 8 folders with pockets & brads
  • 1 box colored pencils 24 count
  • 2 highlighters (yellow)
  • 1 Protractor
  • 1 pkg red ink pens
  • 1 pkg blue ink pens
  • 1 pkg black ink pens
  • 1 pkg colored markers
  • 2 pkgs notebook paper college rule
  • 1 ruler with inches & centimeters
  • 1 Steno pad
  • 1 three-ring binder (2”)
  • 2 pkgs dividers