FUS Collects School Supplies for MCTC

Sunday, July 3

Update on MCTC Project College Connection
It is time to start gathering school supplies for the homeless students at Minneapolis Community & Technical College. Our financial support from this year’s service auction was under 1/3 of what we had from the prior year. Last academic year we were able to provide extra items like bus passes, holiday food cards and school supplies (in addition to weekly lunches and snack bags) for SAHH but will need extra support from individuals to do so this year.
School supplies go on sale in July – Office Depot/Max have good sales. You can watch for their ads and shop often OR you can send contributions to FUS (marked for MCTC) and we will shop for you.  If you can shop, you can take advantage of great specials that are limited to 1 per household (per shopping trip).  You can also get great backpacks at 1/2 price on sale.
Supplies needed are:
  • Pencils
  • Hi-liters
  • Ballpoint pens
  • Notebooks – College Ruled
  • Jump Drives: USB 3.0 GB
  • Legal pads: Reg.size & Junior size
  • Self-stick notes; 3in x 3in
  • Hand sanitizer (small)
  • Folders
  • Scientific calculators
  • Three ring binders 1, 1/2, 2 inches (used are OK)
  • Heavy Duty Backpacks
  • Academic Planners – these sell out quickly

Any help you can provide is greatly appreciated. Bring items to FUS and leave in the FUS office. MCTC classes start Aug. 22 so supplies are needed by Aug. 14.  Thank you so much.

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