United Way Backpack Drive

UWCT Backpack Drive

Each fall, many parents struggle to equip their children with the proper supplies to begin the school year. The United Way of Central Texas aims to ease this stress for Central Texas families by distributing backpacks filled with essential school supplies to at-risk TISD students in Grades K-12. 

Please consider helping us make sure all students in our community are able to begin the school year with everything they need to be successful in the upcoming school year. 

Drop-off Locations:

Don Ringler Chevrolet | 7777 S. General Bruce Drive | Temple
City of Temple Fire Department | 210 N. 3rd Street | Temple
City of Temple Police Department | 209 E. Ave A | Temple
City Hall | 2 N. Main Street | Temple

Supplies needed include: 
  • backpacks
  • #2 pencils
  • black, blue, and red pens
  • spiral notebooks
  • crayons
  • composition notebooks
  • colored pencils
  • antibacterial gel
  • erasers
  • glue sticks
  • paper
For additional information, please call the United Way of Central Texas office at 254-778-8616.