backpack attack! | july 27

Backpack Attack!

ATTENTION: Backpack Attack is almost here. Here are 2 things you need to know in addition to the info below:

  • Please bring your donated supplies THIS SUNDAY, July 27.
  • We are in need of volunteers to work in ONE HOUR BLOCKS on August 4 and 5. You can sign up online here through Mission Avenue's volunteer website.

This year our annual backpack attack will grow into New City hosting a school supply shop for Mission Ave families.  We will have a "shop" setup at school registration where select families can choose backpacks and other necessary supplies. We need help collecting school supplies and volunteers to help mobilize.

Pertinent details:

  • Supplies need to be brought to church the last two weeks of July.
  • Registration is on Aug 4 and 5, 8am-1pm.
  • Following is a list of supplies needed:  
    • #2 pencils (Ticonderoga brand, if possible)
    • 24-count box of crayons
    • Elmer's white glue
    • Glue sticks
    • Washable markers
    • School scissors
    • Pink erasers
    • Colored pencils
    • Pencil box
    • Pocket folders with brads
    • Wide-ruled spiral notebooks
    • Expo dry erase markers
    • Large tissue boxes
    • Sanitizing wipes
    • Copy paper

If you are interested in volunteering or donating, please contact Easton at easton@newcityabq.org or (505) 377-6488.