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Kids Need School Supplies

Kids Need School Supplies

Providing school children with the essential supplies they need to learn can be expensive, but Hopelink is here to help you. Items such as backpacks, pens, paper or other basic school supplies can be obtained, at no cost, through our Kids Need School Supplies Program.

To Qualify for Assistance You Need to Meet the Following Criteria:
  • Your children must be entering grades K-12
  • Your children must attend school within Lake Washington, Riverview, Skykomish or Snoqualmie Valley School Districts
  • You must meet the household income criteria below

Income Guidelines:

Household Size (parents & children) Maximum Monthly Gross Income
2 $2,504
3 $3,148
4 $3,793
5 $4,437
6 $5,081
7 $5,663


Step 1: Register

Register as a Hopelink Food Bank client. This requires a short appointment, please call ahead to schedule. You can skip this step if you are a current food bank client.

Step 2: Attend Distribution Day

Attend one of the 2017 distribution days listed below at the Hopelink center closest to where you live.

Kirkland      August 28th  10:00am – 1:00pm   |    August 29th  4:00pm-6:00pm

Redmond    |  August 29th  10:00am-1:00pm       |    August 30th  4:00pm-6:00pm

Sno-Valley  |  August 31st  3:00pm-6:00pm      

Contact your closest Hopelink Center for more information, or to schedule an appointment:
Redmond: 425-882-0421
Kirkland/Northshore: 425-889-7880
Sno-Valley: 425-333-4163

If you have any questions about setting up an appointment for receiving school supplies, please email

Most Needed Supplies:

  • Binders
  • Composition notebooks
  • Divider tabs
  • Erasers
  • Graph paper
  • Headphones
  • Highlighters
  • Index cards
  • Large Backpacks (Most needed for female high school students)
  • Large Scissors
  • Scientific calculators
  • USB flash drives


If you would like to coordinate a drive or make a donation to Hopelink, please visit out our Take Action page.



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