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Fill the Bus with School Supplies

In partnership with Communities in Schools of Kent, the Kent School District (KSD) encourages the community to participate in the seventh-annual Fill the Bus school supply drive now through August 15.

All donated items will be distributed directly to our schools and students. If you would like to request supplies for your student, please complete the online form.

Ways to Participate

  • Drop off school supplies at any of the locations listed below by August 15.
  • Bring school supplies to the Fill the Bus event at Kent Station on August 15.
  • To donate after August, drop off school supplies at the Communities in Schools of Kent office or the Kent School District Administration Center.

Drop Off Locations

  • Coldwell Banker Bain (207 W. Kent Station St.)
  • Communities in Schools of Kent (202 W. Gowe St., Kent)
  • Covington Police Department via the City Hall entrance (16720 SE 271st St., Suite 100, Covington)
  • Curran Law Firm (555 W. Smith St., Kent)
  • Denali Federal Credit Union (19802 62nd Ave S., Kent)
  • HomeStreet Bank (505 W Harrison St., Kent)
  • Johnny Rockets (418 Ramsay Way, Kent)
  • Kent Chamber of Commerce (524 W Meeker, Suite 1, Kent)
  • Kent School District Administration Center (12033 SE 256th St., Kent)
  • Lost Art Barber Shop (1209 Central Ave. S #215, Kent)
  • RE/MAX Choice Executives (27177 185th Ave SE, Covington)
  • Sweet Themes Bakery (317 W. Meeker St., Kent)
  • Windermere Real Estate (441 Ramsay Way, Kent)

Suggested School Supplies

  • 1 and 2-inch binders
  • Expo dry erase markers
  • Highlighters
  • Handheld pencil sharpeners
  • 12-inch rulers
  • 2-pocket folders
  • Art paper
  • Backpacks
  • Ballpoint pens (blue, black, and red)
  • Colored markers (fine and broad tipped)
  • Colored pencils
  • Composition notebooks
  • Crayons
  • Dividers
  • Earbuds or headphones
  • Elmer’s liquid glue
  • Erasers (Pink Pearl or pencil toppers)
  • Glue sticks
  • Graph paper
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Lined filler paper
  • Notecards (3 x 5 inches)
  • Pencil boxes and pouches
  • Pencils (mechanical and pre-sharpened #2)
  • Sharpies
  • Sketch pads (8.5 x 11 inches)
  • Spiral notebooks
  • Sticky notes
  • Thumb drives
  • Tissues
  • Watercolor paints

Join Us to Fill the Bus on Thursday, August 15

Help us fill the bus at the KSD Administration Center from approximately 3:30-4:00 p.m. or at the Kent Station S.O.A.K.S event from 5:00-7:00 p.m.