UberSCHOOL: Supplies For Success

It’s almost time to say goodbye to summer and hello to an exciting new school year. While many Philadelphia students and teachers have already begun preparing for their first day back in the classroom, others face greater challenges when gathering the supplies they need for success this year.

OUR MISSION IS TO PROVIDE STUDENTS AND TEACHERS WITH THE TOOLS AND RESOURCES THEY NEED TO SUCCEED.
AND WE NEED YOUR HELP.

September 8, 2014: Donations are now closed.

Join us in partnership with the Education Supplies Fund and Global Citizen on our mission to ensure Philadelphia School District students and teachers are prepared for the new school year. Through UberSCHOOL, we invite your organization, office, or group to host a back-to-school drive to collect new and/or unopened supplies from the suggested list (below). In Uber style, we’ll handle the logistics!


Donations are now closed. Thank you for making UberSCHOOL a success!


HERE’S HOW IT WORKS

  1. Fill out this form to opt your business into UberSCHOOL by TONIGHT at Midnight
  2. We’ll be in touch within 24 hours to confirm your donation pickup window for Monday, September 8th. We’ll also provide a poster and an email template that you can share with your colleagues
  3. Collect new and/or unopened supplies from the suggested supply list (below)
  4. On Monday, September 8th, we’ll Uber over during your pickup window to collect your donations

Your supplies will be donated to students and teachers at Philadelphia School District schools, thanks to help from our partner Global Citizenon Monday, September 15.


INDIVIDUALS CAN DONATE TOO!

If your group is not hosting an org-wide collection, it’s still easy to donate! Stop by one of our collection sites (see map below) and look for our UberSCHOOL-branded donation boxes.

— OR —

Contribute funds directly to the Education Supplies Fund, set up by Mayor Nutter and United Way to raise funds for Philadelphia schools to purchase additional classroom supplies needed by teachers and students.


DROP-OFF LOCATIONS THROUGHOUT THE CITY


SUGGESTED SUPPLIES LIST

The District identified the below 10 items as the highest priority needs for schools. You are welcome to donate supplies not on this list, as long as they are new and/or unopened.

  • Paper
  • Pencils, Pens, Markers, Highlighters
  • Toner / Ink
  • Computer Accessories
  • Books / Notebooks
  • Folders
  • Tape
  • Envelopes
  • Batteries
  • Binders

SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR PARTNERS

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