Where to bring donations:

Donations drop-off station at the USF Honors College is located at the reception area.

You can drop off new and slightly used school supplies at these locations:

USF Honors College, old Admin Building now called John and Grace Allen Building (located at USF North Tampa campus; campus address code ALN 241) – open Monday through Friday 9 am to 5 pm. Drop off is at the reception area. You come to campus through the Fowler Gate and the Allen building is at the end of Alumni Drive.

If you need directions to the Honors College or want to talk to the front desk, please call: (813) 974-3087

Donation station at WUSF is located in the main lobby.

WUSF Public Media (89.7 FM Radio-NPR and Ch. 16-PBS on TV) – also on USF’s North Tampa campus (open Monday through Friday 9 am to 5 pm – drop off is in the main lobby)
4202 East Fowler Avenue, TVB100
Tampa, FL 33620-6902 – for map and directions, click here.

We also have a collection point in the Savannah, GA area at Colonial Quilts. For more information, click on this link http://www.colonialquilts.us/afghan.html

For more information about the connection between the Tampa and Savannah drives, read this article in The Washington Post.

Wounded soldier collects school supplies to send to Afghan kids

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24 Responses to Where to bring donations:

  1. Angela Prasad mass communications advertising/ to Liisa says:

    Yes I have lots left over from when my sons were in high school. Pens (lots) pencils paper markers glue folders binders also empty binders from data manuals. Do they have computers there? What else do you need?

    • Liisa Hyvarinen Temple says:

      Hi there – so great to hear from you. Here is the complete list of items we are looking for:

      * spiral notebooks
      * pencils
      * pens
      * small portable whiteboards
      * markers
      * erasers
      * chalk
      * crayons
      * metric rulers
      * pencil sharpeners
      * dull tipped children’s scissors
      * construction paper

      We also take slightly used items like book bags and used backpacks!

      Here is a link to the students’ blog if you want to read what they are writing and also see the drop off locations.

      https://schoolsuppliesforafghanchildren.wordpress.com/

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