For the more than 50 families who are members of the Idlewild Foster Care community, for all foster and adopted families in Hillsborough and Pasco County who register, and for all adopted children ages 5 – 18, we want you to know that we understand the huge expense of school supplies. We have searched online school lists and have purchased school supplies to help lighten that burden. Paper, composition notebooks, folders, crayons, pencils, pens, pencil sharpeners, erasers, rulers, scissors, and a lot more!

But help us help you. We will have the items on most school online lists. We will work to supply special supply needs but you may have some special supply needs. Here is what we hope to have available (subject to availability and delivery) for those who register:

  • Copier paper
  • College-lined paper, hole-punched
  • School-lined paper, hole-punched
  • Spiral composition notebooks, multi-colored
  • Construction paper, multi-colored
  • Graph paper
  • Folders with prongs and pockets, multiple colors
  • No 2 pencils
  • Erasers, pencil end and larger
  • Pens, blue ink
  • Pens, black ink
  • Color pencils
  • Crayons (box of 24)
  • Rulers – wooden
  • Markers, black
  • Color highlighters
  • Dry-Erase markers
  • Pencil sharpener, with refuse holder
  • Pencil pouches, clear
  • 1, 1/1/2, and 2 inch 3-ring notebooks
  • Notebook dividers
  • Post its – 3 inch
  • Back packs
  • Glue sticks
  • Index cards
  • Ticonderoga My First Pencil for the beginners
  • Scissors, Fiskars blunt tip

What will be available will vary based upon grade and age differences

Register online at Back to School Bash, sponsored by Jockey Being Family.

When:July 28, 2024 from 12:45 pm (EST) – 3:30 pm (EST)
Where:Idlewild Baptist Church, in the Gatheria – 18333 Exciting Idlewild Blvd, Lutz, Florida 33548 – View Map