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The Education Project for Homeless Youth is a project of the Washtenaw Intermediate School District that works to ensure students of homelessness and temporary living situations enroll, attend and succeed in school.

According to The Education Project’s website, during the 2011 – 2012 school year, more than 1,300 children and youth in Washtenaw County experienced a homeless or temporary living situation, a 40% increase from 2010.

The Education Project is collecting school supplies through Sunday, August 26th to benefit homeless students throughout Washtenaw County.

Drop Off Locations:

  • Salvation Army of Washtenaw County
    100 Arbana Drive, Ann Arbor
  • United Bank & Trust
    7200 Dexter-Ann Arbor Road, Dexter
  • WISD – Teaching and Learning Center*
    1819 South Wagner Road, Ann Arbor

*Accepting donations all year round

Suggested Donations

  • Backpacks
  • School supply boxes and zippered pencil packs
  • Spiral notebooks
  • Loose-leaf paper
  • 3-ring, 1-inch binders, and 5-tab index dividers
  • Colored pencils
  • Washable markers
  • Highlighters
  • Red pens
  • Protractors, rulers, compasses
  • Pencil sharpener
  • Erasers
  • Post-It notes
  • Index cards
  • Small tissue packs
  • Hand sanitizer

For more information about The Education Project, please visit their website.