JCC Events

LAST DAY - Annual Back to School Drive

Date: August 9, 2019


The Mandell JCC and PJ Library are collecting school supplies to benefit clients from Jewish Family Services and Jewish Children’s Service Organization so they can go back to school with everything they need. Help us by donating supplies at the following locations:


Mandell JCC, 335 Bloomfield Ave., West Hartford

Swim & Tennis Club, 4 Duncaster Rd., Bloomfield


List of school supplies needed:

Packages of markers, thick and thin

Packages of number two pencils

Packages of pens, blue or black

24 pack of crayons 

Packages of glue sticks


Filler paper, wide or college ruled

Packages of colored pencils

One, three or five subject spiral notebooks

Two pocket folders

Computer paper

Scotch tape

Index cards

Backpacks, no characters


We have created an Amazon wish list of school supplies: www.amzn.to/2Sj66MM

Once you are ready to check out opt for 'DAVID JACOBS GIFT REGISTRY ADDRESS' at the top of your 'other addresses list' and your purchase will be sent to the JCC. There is also an option to buy an Amazon gift card which will be used to purchase a full list of items.

In mid-August we will deliver all donated items to JFS and the Jewish Children’s Service Organization.They will put together backpacks of supplies and make sure they are delivered to the children in time for school.


Questions? Susan Lentini, 860-231-6374, slentini@mandelljcc.org

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