Back to School Drive

Each year, Kristi House provides therapy and other services to over 2,000 children and their families affected by childhood sexual abuse, human trafficking and other trauma. Many of our families face other hardships, and Kristi House aims to alleviate as many stressors as possible so families can focus on healing.

Please help us get our children ready for academic success by donating school supplies and backpacks, and helping us provide an awesome Back-to-School event so that each child can start the school year equipped for success!

Donate New Items
  • New school supplies are needed for all ages, as detailed on the Supplies List.
  • Gift cards (Visa, Walmart) are also needed to help families with uniforms and other items to be school-ready.
  • Drop off supplies and gift cards anytime, Monday – Friday, 9 am – 5 pm, at our main location: 1265 NW 12 Ave. Miami, FL 33136.
Host a Drive
  • Use the flyer below to host a drive at your location, office, or center. We can pick up donations or you can drop them at our main location: 1265 NW 12 Ave, Miami, FL 33136.
Shop our Wish List
  • Donate exactly what we need by shopping our Back-to-School Amazon Wish List. Items will be shipped directly to Kristi House. Please email us your Amazon receipt so we may send you an in-kind donation letter.
Make a Donation
  • You can donate directly to Kristi House’s Back to School Fund so we can ensure every child has exactly what they need to set them up for success. 
  • Gift cards (Visa, Walmart) are also needed to help families with uniforms and other items to be school-ready.

SCHOOL SUPPLY LIST

School supplies are needed for children of all ages and grades. Over half of all Kristi House clients are teenagers.

  • Backpacks
  • Pencils
  • Pens
  • Colored Pencils
  • Crayons
  • Highlighters
  • Pencil Pouches
  • Erasers
  • Sharpeners
  • Rulers
  • Protractors
  • Scissors
  • Pocket Folders
  • Binders
  • Index Cards
  • Glue Sticks
  • Graphing Calculators
  • Loose Leaf Paper
  • Graph Paper
  • Watercolor Paints
  • Spiral Notebooks
  • Composition Notebooks

Drop-Off: Donations can be dropped off at Kristi House (1265 NW 12th Ave. Miami, FL 33136) from Monday through Friday, 10 am – 6 pm. Email volunteer@kristihouse.org with your expected drop-off time.

Deadline: We ask to have all donations by August 3, 2024, in time to sort and organize all supplies for Kristi House’s school supply distribution.

Contact: Kristi House’s Volunteer Manager: Luz Marrero, volunteer@kristihouse.org, (305) 547-6845.

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School Supply Drive Flyer

Download the following flyer to use in your efforts. If you would like a custom flyer for your drive, please contact us.

Download: Image, PDF

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