The Salvation Army Back To School Drive…Collecting School Supplies For Children In Need

The Salvation Army Back To School Drive

Collecting School Supplies For Children In Need


The Salvation Army Back To School Drive benefits hundreds of children in our Amarillo area each year. Last year we were able to provide over 400 children with school supplies, a brand new pair of shoes, and socks to enter into the school year. The Salvation Army will be taking a collection for school supplies at our main office along with a few other locations around town. Below is the list of school supplies we are seeking and locations to drop-off school supplies.




Glue Sticks

Map Pencils


Pencil Boxes

Pens (Red/Blue/Black)

Notebooks (Wide Rule)



4/5 Pocket Folders

Flash drives

Wide Rule Paper (200 count)

Composition Books


There are 6 places around town for individuals to drop off school supplies between July 1st – July 29th, 2016:

Hours Vary By Location

Applebee’s 5630 W. Amarillo Blvd.

Napoli’s 700 S. Taylor St.

Rib Crib 5050 S. Coulter St.

The Salvation Army 400 S. Harrison St.

Viva Media 500 S. Polk St., Suite #110

Wells Fargo Bank 2000 S. Washington St

For more information about The Salvation Army programs, services, or to volunteer please call our main office at (806)373-6631 or visit our Facebook page at Secure donations can be made online at or by calling 1-800-SAL-ARMY(Specify Amarillo).

Back To School Drive Flyer 2016

About The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church established in 1865, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination for 130 years in the United States. Nearly 30 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless and opportunities for underprivileged children. 81 cents of every dollar spent is used to carry out those services in 5,000 communities nationwide.