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. 

Children must be enrolled in a Newaygo County school in PreK through 12th grades for the 2023-2024 academic year or they must reside in Newaygo County in fall 2023.

Tools for School is scheduled for August 15th at the TrueNorth Service Center in Fremont.

The 2023 Application deadline is July 28th.

Applications are available at the following locations: 

Big Jackson:
Big Jackson Public Schools


Daisy Brook Elementary School
Fremont Area District Library

Fremont High School 
Fremont Middle School 

Pathfinder Elementary School
TrueNorth Community Services 


Grant Area District Library
Grant Elementary School
Grant High School
Grant Middle School
Grant Primary School


Hesperia Community Library
Hesperia High School
Hesperia Middle School

Patricia St. Clair Elementary School

Newaygo Elementary
Newaygo High School
Newaygo Middle School
Newaygo Public Library

White Cloud:

Department of Health and Human Services

Newaygo County Mental Health
White Cloud Community Library
White Cloud Five CAP Inc
White Cloud Elementary School
White Cloud Jr/Sr. High School

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

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