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2015 School Supply Drive Results

Our second annual school supply drive has yielded more than 8,000 items, nearly 2,600 more than last year. We are grateful to the community for rallying together to ensure that New London County students have the materials supplies needed for academic success. Click here to view photos of the deliveries to local schools on our Facebookpage. Here is a tally of some of the most common items donated to support the communitywide drive:

  • 1,191 spiral notebooks
  • 893 packages of pencils
  • 679 packages of crayons
  • 642 packages of loose leaf paper
  • 417 binders
  • 129 backpacks
  • 119 flash drives

Special thanks to our school supply drive partners for collecting supplies at ALL of their county branches:

  • Charter Oak Federal Credit Union
  • Chelsea Groton Bank
  • Dime Bank

And thank you to the following businesses and organizations, as well as many, many individuals, for participating in the drive:

  • Applied Physical Schiences
  • Backus Hospital
  • Chamber of Commerce of SECT’s Young Professional's Society
  • Dominion
  • Freeport-McMoRan
  • Jaypro Sports
  • Ledyard High School Bible Club
  • Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation/Foxwoods
  • MDA-UAW Women’s Group
  • Mohegan Sun
  • Navy Federal Credit Union
  • Norwich Medical Associates
  • Norwich Public Schools Central Office
  • Norwich Public Utilities
  • Pfizer, Inc
  • Ridley-Lowell
  • Scient Federal Credit Union
  • Support Enforcement (State of CT, Norwich office)
  • Walmart - Lisbon
  • United Way Allocations Volunteers