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200 North Main St | Bloomington, Illinois | 309-827-0428

Back 2 School Supply Drive begins

Saturday, July 6
Starts at 9:00 AM

McLean County Museum of History
200 N. Main St, Bloomington IL 61701

Back 2 School Supply Drive begins

Beginning July 6 through August 6, the Museum will be participating in the Back 2 School Alliance School Supply Drive to help collect school supplies for local students in need for the 2019-20 school year. 

Supplies collected will be distributed to students who participate in the Back 2 School Party on August 13 at Grossinger Motors Arena and throughout District 87 and Unit 5 to those who cannot attend the party.

Bring in any new school supply from the list below and receive free admission to the Museum on the day you visit! 

Backpack- 13 inches to 18 inches in height Zippered Binder- 1.5 inches or 2 inches

3-Ring Binder- 1.5 inches                               Divider Tabs- 5 count per package

2-Pocket Folders                                                   Index Cards- 3x5, lined

Loose Leaf Paper- wide ruled                               Spiral Notebook- wide ruled, 70 count pages

Ruler- standard/metric 12 inches                          Colored Pencils- 12 count

Markers- washable, thick, classic colors               #2 Pencils- 12 count

Black or Blue Pens- 10/12 count                           Glue Sticks- washable

Crayons- 24 count                                                 Highlighters

Fiskar Scissors (blunt and pointed tip)                  Pink Erasers

The donation bin to drop off your items will be located on the first floor of the Museum. For more information, contact the Education Department at education@mchistory.org or 309-827-0428 of visit the Back 2 School Alliance’s website at back2schoolalliance.org/.

Please Donate!  Every pen, pencil, binder and notebook you donate helps the Museum support our local teachers by getting students the tools they need for the new school year!