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Open Forum Discussions Scheduled: Join Us

March 23, 2016

Change is in the future. RSVP: Click here.

Schoolhouse Supplies has done the same great thing for 16 years: provide free school supplies to students in need.  We will keep doing this, but we need to make some changes.  This year, our landlord, Portland Public Schools, began charging rent for our space in the basement of Madison High School.  This has reduced the resources for supply purchases and staff.  And next year, we need to move.

We also recognize that Portland’s demographics continue to shift and we need to adjust our service delivery model to better serve east Portland.

Help us envision what this new future looks like!

Please join our new Executive Director Alice Forbes at one of four open forum discussions.

Session Date and Time Who Should Participate
Thursday April 14, 5:30 – 7:00 pm Open to All
Friday April 15, 10:00 – 11:30 am SHS Volunteers
Thursday April 21, 5:00 – 6:30 pm Teachers (any school or district)
Friday April 22, 10:00 – 11:30 am Open to All

RSVP: Click Here 

All sessions will be held at Schoolhouse Supplies, 2735 NE 82nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97220 (Under Madison High School, by the parking lot by the stadium, on the south side of the school, NOT by the main entrance.)

Coffee, tea and light snacks will be served.

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Calling All Volunteers!

June 28, 2013

We’re rolling up the garage door today here at Schoolhouse Supplies as we prepare for our “busy season,” ordering, sorting and packing up school supplies. This summer we have individual and group volunteer opportunities, and we would love to have your… Read more »

PEMCO Teacher Appreciation Winners

June 7, 2013

We have our winners! We wanted to give a big thanks to everyone who entered our PEMCO Teacher Appreciation sweepstakes!  We received more than 1,470 nominations for the weekly recognition and drawings. Four Portland-area teachers each received $500 in classroom supplies from Schoolhouse… Read more »

Comcast Cares: A Day at Faubion

May 3, 2013

This week, you’ll be hearing from our Executive Director, Jen Barth, about volunteering with the rest of the Schoolhouse Supplies team last weekend for Comcast Cares Day. Here at Schoolhouse Supplies, we have the honor of working on a daily… Read more »