Legislator Steve Stern is Collecting School Supplies for Homeless Children


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July 15, 2013 - Huntington, NY - Suffolk County Legislator Steve Stern (D-Huntington) 16th LD, is partnering with Presiding Officer William Lindsay of the Suffolk County Legislature to bring school supplies to more than 300 homeless children throughout Suffolk County. Please participate by dropping off supplies to Legislator Stern’s district office, located at 1842 E. Jericho Turnpike, Huntington, New York 11743. “I am asking our community to help collect school supplies because it is important for all children to start off the school year right. Please help this worthy cause by donating these much needed supplies,” said Legislator Stern.

Deadline- August 19, 2013

Suggested supplies include some of the following: 

  •  4 oz. Elmer’s School Glue

  • Glue Sticks

  • Fiskars Children’s Scissors

  •  Wide Crayola Washable Markers

  • Folders w/ Pockets

  • Baby Wipes

  • Ziploc Bags (sandwich & gallon) 

  • Tissues

  • Large T-Shirts for Smocks

  • Sharpened #2 Pencils 

  • Crayola Crayons

  • Thin Crayola Markers

  • Crayola Colored Pencils

  • Pencil Boxes

  • Wide Ruled B&W Notebook

  • 3x5 Index Cards

  • Index Card Boxes

  • Dry Erase Markers

  • Manual Pencil Sharpener

  • Rulers (2 in one)

  • Socks for Dry Erase Wipe

  • Red Folders

  • Plastic Shoe Box

  • Erasable Pens

  • Black “Sharpie” Markers

  • Erasers

  • Fine Point Color Markers

  • Broad Tip Markers

  • Black Music Folder

  • Plastic Colored Folders 


For more information, please contact Legislator Stern’s office at (631) 854-5100.