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United Way Build a BackPack 2017 School Supplies Collections




Please Donate Backpacks and School Supplies to help each child succeed throughout the school year.


Donations can be made until August 20, 2017 at the Wal-mart in Louisburg, the Sheriff's Office or the United Way Office at 228 Park Avenue, Youngsville.

We encourage everyone to volunteer at the Wal-mart by going to the sign up genius at 

All supplies collected will be delivered directly to Franklin County schools and given out at the schools.  Please mail donations to PO Box 342, Louisburg, NC 27549.  Contributions are tax deductible.  To Live United is the secret to a better future for our community.Thank you in advance for your commitment.


Backpacks and school supplies will be collected at various locations throughout Franklin County.  Please see the list below and bring backpacks, Walmart gift cards, as well as cash donations made by check or debit/credit card.

Items needed include: 
  • Backpacks
  • Copy Paper
  • Kleenex Tissue
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Ziploc Bags
  • No. 2 Pencils
  • Index Cards
  • Highlighters
  • Colored Pencils
  • Pens (Blue or Black ink)
  • Notebooks
  • Crayons
  • Scissors
  • Marble Composition Notebooks
  • Glue
  • Binders
  • Earbuds
  • Folders
  • Pencil Pouches
  • Dry Erase Markers
  • Clorox Wipes
  • Items will be distributed to Franklin County Students ages 5-17.
  • Items should be in new or like new condition – please.
** Collections will start Monday, July 17 and continue through August 20, 2017.