For the 58+ 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 expect to have available for those who register:

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

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

When:July 30, 2023 from 12:30 pm (EST) – 3:30 pm (EST)
Where:Idlewild Baptist Church, in the Gatheria – 18333 Exciting Idlewild Blvd, Lutz, Florida 33548 – View Map