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Back-to-School Wish List

Did you know? YWCA Dayton serves approximately 40 children in shelter every month. Working with local school districts, our shelter team ensures all school-age children maintain their school attendance and performance while their mother focuses on building safety and stability for her family.

We accept:
New and gently used items

We CANNOT accept:
Items that are damaged, broken and/or missing parts

School Supplies
2-pocket folders
Backpacks/book bags
Calculators (basic and scientific)
Colored pencils
Dictionaries
Graphing paper
Ballpoint pens (black and blue)
Lunch boxes
School boxes
Scissors (blunt and sharp)
Tissues
Pencil sharpeners
Markers
Scotch tape
Staplers
Drawing paper
Construction paper
Combination locks
Index cards (ruled and unruled)
Mechanical pencils
Protractors
Three-hole punches
Single-hole punches
Planners/calendars