June 15, 2022 – The Santa Fe College chapter of the Association of Florida Colleges (AFC) will be collecting school supplies as part of the Partnership for Strong Families (PFSF)’s Back to School Drive. PFSF provides a new backpack filled with supplies to every child in their care to prepare them for a successful school year. They anticipate serving over 500 local youth in foster care this year. There are several ways that you can support this drive:
- Donate New School Supplies: Collection bins are available on the first floor of Building S and the first floor of the Library now through Friday, July 8. Donations can also be purchased online and delivered to PFSF at 5950 NW 1st Place, Suite 300, Gainesville, FL, 32607.
- Financial Donation: A donation of $25 will provide a backpack filled with supplies for one child.
- Volunteer: Volunteers will be packing backpacks from July 11-22 at the United Way of North Central Florida. Email GetEngaged@pfsf.org to sign up.