Backpacks & School Supplies Collection Drive

It’s back to school time! This year, we will be working with SNSN Radio in Jewett City, The Lisbon Selectmen’s Office, and the Griswold Selectmen’s Office to collect and distribute backpacks and school supplies to students in Lisbon, Griswold & Voluntown. Lisbon First Selectman Thomas Sparkman and his wife Susan Carr have started this collection drive and have invited us to join in.  

The Voluntown Town Hall, as well as the Lisbon Town Hall and the Griswold Town Hall will be collections sites for donations.  Supplies will be collected until August 23 and distribution will be on August 24. 

If you would like to make a monetary donation, send a check to: Jewett City Savings Bank, ATTN: Lisa Legler, PO BOX 335, Jewett City, CT 06351

Types of supplies that are needed:

  • One subject spiral notebooks
  • 2 inch 3 ring binders
  • Pencil bag for binder
  • Dividers
  • Loose leaf paper
  • Basic calculator
  • Personal ear buds
  • Pencils
  • Erasers
  • Pens
  • Highlighters
  • Scissors
  • Folders for binder
  • Index cards
  • Post It notes
  • Colored pencils
  • Markers
  • Crayons
  • Glue sticks
  • Construction paper
  • Reusable water bottle
  • Backpacks
If you have any questions, please contact me at the Selectmen’s Office. Thank you!
Tracey Hanson
thanson@voluntown.gov
860-376-5880