Town of Palm Beach United Way
School Supply Drive
The Town of Palm Beach United Way is grateful to the Palm Beach community for collectively donating $29,000 to date, and thousands of school supplies during the 10th Annual School Supply Drive. The drive ran July 25 through August 8 to benefit low-income families in Palm Beach County.
In total, the Town of Palm Beach United Way School Supply Drive collected more than 16,500 individual items, including pencils, pens, crayons, markers, notebooks, erasers, backpacks, folders and binders.
Grants were distributed to the following Town of Palm Beach United Way partner agencies:
Adopt-A-Family - $4,000
HomeSafe - $4,000
Milagro Center - $4,000
Achievement Centers - $1,000
American Association of Caregiving Youth - $1,000
The Arc of Palm Beach County - $1,000
Boys & Girls Clubs - $1,000
Center for Child Counseling - $1,000
El Sol - $1,000
Families First - $1,000
Farmworker Coordinating Council - $1,000
Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies - $1,000
Literacy Coalition - $1,000
Opportunity - $1,000
Take Stock in Children - $1,000
Urban League - $1,000
Urban Youth Impact - $1,000
YMCA of South Palm Beach County - $1,000
YMCA of the Palm Beaches - $1,000
YWCA - $1,000
This year’s School Supply Drive included a logo contest. Students 18 and under were asked to submit a drawing depicting the Town of Palm Beach United Way’s annual School Supply Drive.
The winning design was created by Caroline Ghirardini of West Palm Beach. She attended Palm Beach Day Academy from Kindergarten through 8th grade and will be a senior this fall at Deerfield Academy. Her design will serve as next year’s logo, and she will also receive a $200 Amazon Gift Card.