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Tools For School

We want every student to have a great start to school this fall by providing the resources kids need to achieve success. TrueNorth is providing backpacks filled with age-appropriate supplies to kids from qualifying families. 

Applications for our 2024 event are now available. Families can pick up paper applications at local Newaygo County schools, here at TrueNorth Community Services, or by clicking the button below for a pdf version of the application.

An online application can be filled out by clicking the button below.

Applications are due July 29, 2024. Applicants will be notified by mail of their application status.

Ways to Support Tools for School

You can help provide over 1,000 area children with the tools necessary to succeed in the classroom and beyond. Make a caring gift today to ensure the next generation thrives.

Click the button below to make a gift or view the list below to see what school supplies are needed for the program.

School Supplies Needed

  • Backpacks
  • Pencils
  • Ink Pens
  • Glue Sticks
  • Large Erasers
  • Pencil Top Erasers
  • Wide Markers (10- or 12-packs)
  • Pencil Boxes
  • Pocket Folders
  • Spiral Notebooks
  • Three Ring Binders
  • Loose-Leaf Paper for Binders
  • Highlighters
  • Safety Scissors

Drop off donations at:
TrueNorth Community Services
6308 South Warner Avenue
Fremont, MI 49412

Our Program Sponsors: