Partner Spotlight

KGW School Supply Drive 2017 – Thank You!! (7/12/2018) - Thank you to the hundreds of individuals and businesses who participated in the Schoolhouse Supplies fundraising appeal and the KGW School Supply Drive this summer. Your back-to-school donations are already benefiting the 65,000 children whose teachers can visit our Free... Read more »
Show Local Kids You Believe in Them and Double Your Impact (11/21/2017) - There is an alarming opportunity gap in our schools. Low income children and students of color disproportionately face barriers to academic achievement.  Schoolhouse Supplies works to remove a barrier to success by ensuring each student has the school supplies they... 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 »
Over 10,000 Students Received Backpacks (9/8/2017) - Thanks to the generosity of 27 local businesses and organizations, 10,403 low-income students in four school districts received school-supply-filled backpacks at the beginning of the school year. 20 high-need schools in Portland and Hillsboro were each sponsored by one or... Read more »
FamilyCare Music Education Initiative (6/30/2016) - Over the past two school years, fifty schools, with 23,500 young students, in Multnomah, Washington, and Clackamas Counties were selected based on need to participate in the FamilyCare Music Education Initiative in partnership with Schoolhouse Supplies. These schools received a generous... Read more »
Bank of America Continues Its Generous Support of Free Store Art Aisle (6/16/2016) - Monique Barton, Senior Vice President at Bank of America, and Jessica Hewitt, Vice President at Bank of America, present Schoolhouse Supplies with a $15,000 grant for the Free Store for Teachers Art Aisle Schoolhouse Supplies is pleased to announce that... Read more »
PEMCO Insurance Special Shopping Opportunities a Success (4/9/2016) - Thanks to the generosity of PEMCO Insurance, Schoolhouse Supplies offered two unique shopping opportunities to Portland teachers on April 8 and 9. First, a pilot version of a “Mobile Free Store for Teachers” traveled to Lane Middle School in Southeast Portland.... Read more »
Mobile Store Pilot Ready to Roll (3/22/2016) - Last Fall, with generous support from PEMCO Insurance, Schoolhouse Supplies was able to pilot a “Mobile Free Store for Teachers” which traveled to Sitton and James John Elementary Schools. We learned a lot on that sunny day in November and... Read more »
Saturday Shopping is Scheduled! (3/3/2016) - PPS K-12 classroom teachers once again have the opportunity to visit the Free Store for Teachers on a Saturday – April 9, 2016 10:00 am – 1:00 pm, thanks to our partners at PEMCO Insurance. PEMCO Saturday Shopping days in... Read more »
New Seasons Bag It Forward Program: Vote to make your reusable bag credit count in local classrooms! (1/14/2016) - Starting February 8th, New Seasons Market will give customers the opportunity to donate their reusable bag credits (5¢ each) to three different non-profit organizations through its new Bag It Forward program. How will the four Bag It Forward beneficiaries be... Read more »