School Supply Drive 2020 – A Covid-19 Format 

This year, due to Covid-19, our 2020 School Supply Drive will look quite different than in past years. We appreciate your patience with these adjustments while we strive to keep everyone safe. We will be collecting gift cards (Staples, Target and Walmart) to distribute to the families so that they may do their own shopping. Please DO NOT SHOP FOR SUPPLIES. With this change, we will not hold the Annual Sort Day this year. 

So far there are 196 local students on our list who need your help to start the 2020-2021 school year with the necessary supplies.  The list of gift cards needed is NOW on SignUp Genius!The last day to send gift cards or donations will be Sunday, July 19.
Information on drop-off location for gift cards will be sent to you once you sign up on SignUp Genius.  If you are interested in donating cash to the drive, you can either use our Venmo or PayPal link below, or make checks payable to T&E Care. You can mail gift cards and/or checks to T&E Care, attn: School Supply Drive, PO Box 2111, Southeastern, PA 19399.  

If you have any questions about this year’s drive, please contact us at

THANKS to the wonderful committee that is pulling together all the details of this event:  Jen Bracco, Paula Cardenas, Rita Gosnear, Jean Purinton, Eileen Ryle, Mary Frances Szpila, and Jessica Weinberg.
Below is the breakdown of the list of students that we are happy to be supporting this year!  Thanks in advance for your continuing support of this important program.

Elementary School – 50
K – 3
1st – 7
2nd – 10
3rd – 19
4th – 11

Middle School – 58
5th – 13
6th – 14
7th – 18
8th – 13

High School – 88
9th – 15
10th – 17
11th – 23
12th – 23

Important Forms to Download

Donation Checklist 2020 – Please include this form with your donation of gift cards for this drive. It makes our record keeping much easier.

Tax Donation Form if you made a donation and need a tax donation form, then you can click here and use this along with your receipts.  You should be getting a thanks note from a T&E Care volunteer once the event is over, but you may want this as well.

For FINANCIAL DONATIONS: If you would like to help but don’t want to shop for gift cards, cash donations can also be made and we’ll do the shopping. Donations can be made by check (made payable to T&E Care), with Venmo (@TECARE), or through PayPal (click the Donate button below).

IMPORTANT NOTE for Venmo users – if you are new to T&E Care, we need your email to send a note of thanks.  Venmo does not provide it.  Please send us an email at to alert us of your donation so you can be properly thanked.  Our venmo logo is:


Many thanks for your support!

PayPal/credit cards charge a 2.35% processing fee for each dollar donated.  If you would like 100% of your donation to go to T&E Care, please add this fee to your donation.  You can pay by check as well to avoid the fees. (T&E Care, attn: School Supply Drive, PO Box 2111, Southeastern. PA 19399.)

For results of past School Supply Drive: SSD Archive Pages.

The mission of T&E Care is to maintain a network of people providing financial and other material assistance to persons in need in and around the Tredyffrin and Easttown township areas.



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