Press Room

Below are our most recent press releases and media coverage. We welcome inquiries from the press and other media. Please call the (503) 249-9933 or email

  • Thank You to OnPoint Community Credit Union (5/26/2020) - OnPoint's gift is helping meet the urgent need for At-Home Learning Kits.
  • Staying True To Our Mission (4/16/2020) - With community support, Schoolhouse Supplies changed its program model to deliver nearly 25,000 at-home learning kits.
  • Team Fred Meyer: Celebrity Chefs Chris Cosentino and Rick Gencarelli (2/4/2019) - When the spellers take the stage at the Schoolhouse Supplies 2019 Celebrity Spelling Bee presented by Fred Meyer, will Chris Cosentino and Rick Gencarelli cook up a championship team?  Representing Team Fred Meyer, these celebrity chefs will definitely heat up... Read more »
  • 78 School Districts Receive Supplies (11/8/2017) - This week, thousands more school children in Oregon and SW Washington will benefit from the generosity of Safeway customers and OnPoint Community Credit Union members. Brand new school supplies – including 189,072 pencils and 11,640 glue sticks – are arriving... Read more »
  • KBPS’s public service announcement for the Celebrity Spelling Bee! (12/17/2015) - This is the kind of publicity we really love! Kids helping kids! The students in the radio program at Benson High School recorded this public service announcement for KBPS about our 2016 Celebrity Spelling Bee. Give it a listen…
  • Do Some Good! Give to Schoolhouse Supplies via Willamette Week Give!Guide Today (11/4/2015) - On November 4, the 2015 edition of Willamette Week’s Give!Guide went live. Willamette Week chose “Done a Little Bad? Do a Little Good” for this year’s Give!Guide theme. In homage, we sent Pencil Pete to the chalkboard after we caught... Read more »
  • New York Life Community Impact Grant Award (3/23/2015) - SCHOOLHOUSE SUPPLIES RECEIVES COMMUNITY IMPACT GRANT FROM NEW YORK LIFE PORTLAND, Ore., March 24, 2015 – Schoolhouse Supplies announced today that it was awarded a $25,000 Community Impact Grant from New York Life. The grant will support Schoolhouse Supplies’ Tools... Read more »
  • OnPoint Community Credit Union Celebrity Spelling Bee Raises $235,00 (2/6/2015) - The OnPoint Community Credit Union Celebrity Spelling Bee Raises $235,000 for Schoolhouse Supplies John Erickson named Portland’s Celebrity Champion Speller PORTLAND, Ore., February 2, 2015 — The OnPoint Community Credit Union Celebrity Spelling Bee, held Thursday, January 29 raised $235,000 in... Read more »
  • Yoobi Gives to Portland (10/13/2014) - 1,380 FREE YOOBI CLASSROOM KITS FOR PORTLAND AREA SCHOOLS Yoobi & Schoolhouse Supplies to Deliver Thousands of Free School Supplies to Area Schools  High-Need Schools Throughout the Region to Benefit  October 13, 2014 – Portland, Ore. – Schoolhouse Supplies, an... Read more »
  • Schoolhouse Supplies Launches NEW Classroom Champions Program (6/30/2014) - Schoolhouse Supplies Launches New “Classroom Champions” Program Bridging a Gap in Funding for Tools for Schools to Ensure Students Have the Tools to Succeed Oregon-based Decipher, Inc. offering challenge grant to help meet the need June 30, 2014 – Portland,... Read more »