Saint Joan of Arc Catholic Community

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Saint Joan of Arc

Catholic Community

4537 3rd Ave. So.
Minneapolis, MN 55419
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Phone: 612.823.8205
Fax: 612.825.7028

School Supply Collection

School Supplies for Guatemalan Families

HELP CHILDREN STAY IN SCHOOL!
Donate School Supplies to Guatemalan Families

Saint Joan of Arc partners with Common Hope, a non-profit organization that improves the lives of Guatemalan children and families through education, housing and health care. 

In 2015, we will collect donations of school supplies.  Common Hope will transport all the supplies to Guatemala and distribute the products free of charge to those in need. All supplies must be new. Thank you for donating only the targeted items. Please drop supplies in the bin outside the church any Sunday in October.

We need the following items:

  • Casio scientific calculators
  • Spanish/English Dictionaries (Larousse or U of Chicago)
  • Recorders (plastic flutes)
  • Pads of construction paper (25 or 50 sheets)
  • Wooden pencils 
  • Erasers (large pink or white)
  • Pens (blue, black & red)
  • Marker sets (thin 10-12 colors)
  • Marker sets (thick 10-12 colors)
  • Tempera paint (box of 6 colors)
  • Paintbrushes (½” flat)
  • Crayons (box of 24 colors)
  • Colored pencils (box of 10-12 colors)
  • Popsicle sticks (for art projects) 
  • Yarn (red, yellow & blue) 
  • 2-Hole pencil sharpeners
  • Scissors (5” & 7”)