88Nine Radio Milwaukee

No Empty Backpacks School Supplies Drive

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school supplies drive

88Nine Radio Milwaukee
August 1 - August 31

88Nine Radio Milwaukee has teamed up with Milwaukee Business Journal for the No Empty Backpacks School Supplies Drive to benefit Milwaukee Public Schools students.

Throughout August, donation bins will be at Radio Milwaukee in Walker’s Point, Milwaukee Business Journal, BelAir Cantina locations and select Pick N Saves & Metro Markets (see map below). Together we can help families get off to a great start this school year. Your donations will help students at the following Milwaukee Public Schools:

  • Allen-Field
  • Clemens
  • LaFollette
  • Maple Tree
  • Siefert.

No Empty Backpacks School Supplies Drive is presented by 88Nine and Milwaukee Business Journal with support from Michael Best & Friedrich, Pick ‘N Save and Metro Market.

MPS List of School Supplies Needed – Grades 1-3

• Book bag or backpack

• Plastic supply box or pencil pouch

• 8 oz. bottle of washable white glue

• Glue sticks

• Box of crayons (nothing larger than 24 count)

• Box of colored pencils (24 count)

• Package (20-count) standard yellow or mechanical No. 2 pencils

• Large rectangular erasers, pink

• Highlighter

• Box (8-count) of washable markers

• Low odor dry erase markers

• 12-inch ruler (with inches/cm)

• Pocket folders

• Spiral notebooks, 70 pages (same colors as folders)

• Box Kleenex

• Pair of earbuds