Help Collect School Supplies for Students in Need!

Ways to Donate

Desired Donation Items*

  • Backpacks (gender-neutral)
  • Two-pocket folders
  • Spiral notebooks (one subject, wide ruled)
  • Filler paper (150-200 count, wide ruled)
  • Pencils (10 count standard #2, yellow wood)
  • Scissors
  • Glue sticks (0.21 oz)
  • Rulers
  • Crayons (24 pack Crayola®)
  • Black pens

*Please note, donations of items not listed above may not be used for this event.

Cash Donations Welcome!

Mail check donations payable to:

ECC Foundation
1700 Spartan Dr., Elgin, IL 60123
Include “Project Backpack” in memo line.

Donate Online

Visit elgin.edu/eccfoundation.
To designate the gift, select “Other”
and type “Project Backpack.

Donation Boxes Located:

Donations may be dropped off at various community locations prior to July 23, 2018.

Community Crisis Center
37 S Geneva Street, Elgin, IL 60120

District U-46
Educational Services Center – 2nd Floor Reception Area
355 East Chicago St., Elgin, IL 60120

Elgin Community College
Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Office of Student Life, Building B, Room B173
1700 Spartan Dr., Elgin, IL 60123

Elgin Police Department
151 Douglas Ave, Elgin, IL 60120

Kane County Regional Office of Education
28 N 1st St, Geneva, IL 60134

Kane County Teachers Credit Union
111 S. Hawthorne St., Elgin, IL 60123

United Way of Elgin
1750 Grandstand Place, #5, Elgin, IL 60123


Event Partners: Elgin Community College. ECC Faculty Association, ECCP3, Community Crisis Center, Kane County Regional Office of Education, Kane County Teachers Credit Union, School District U-46, and United Way of Elgin.