Kits to Assemble

All of the kits below provide critical and high-demand needs for students throughout the Granite School District.

Please schedule a donation drop-off appointment by emailing contact@granitekids.org or call 385-646-KIDS [5437].

Food Kits


Many  families new to America are unfamiliar with canned food items. Granite Education Foundation provides items these families are more accustomed to such as flour, rice and dry beans. These essentials are in high demand and are difficult for the Foundation to keep in supply. 

A Basics Bag includes:

  • 2-pound bag of flour
  • 1-pound bag of dry beans
  • 1-pound bag of rice
  • Assemble items in a plastic grocery bag

 

 

Please deliver completed kits in small/medium size boxes. Call to schedule donation drop-off at 385-646-KIDS [5437].

 

Pantry Packs are sent home in the backpacks of food insecure children in our schools. The pack contains enough food for four meals and several snacks.

A Pantry Pack includes:

  • 2 individual size microwaveable meals (Easy Mac, Ravioli, Spaghetti & Meatballs)
  • 1 fruit cup/squeeze pouch or applesauce
  • 1 shelf stable pudding cup
  • 2 juice boxes or pouches
  • 2 instant oatmeal
  • 1 individual sized peanut butter crackers or cheese crackers
  • 2 granola bars (no peanuts)
  • Package in a gallon Ziploc bag

 

 

Please deliver completed kits in small/medium size boxes. Call to schedule donation drop-off at 385-646-KIDS [5437].

 

Dinner In A Bag provides a meal for a family living with food insecurities. These bags can be handed out by a counselor, social worker or community center coordinator.

Dinner In A Bag includes:

  • Option 1: Spaghetti sauce with meat (no glass jars), spaghetti noodles, canned veggie/fruit and a desert mix.
  • Option 2: Two Knorr side dish packets, canned chicken, canned fruit and a desert mix. 
  • Option 3: 2 large cans of chili, a packet of corn bread and a desert mix.

 

 

Please deliver completed kits in small/medium size boxes. Call to schedule donation drop-off at 385-646-KIDS [5437].

 

A Snack Pack is given to food insecure students by teachers, administrators and social workers. Snack packs are always in high demand.

A Snack Pack includes:

  • 1 granola bar or crackers
  • 1 juice box or pouch
  • 1 small snack (fruit snacks, cookies, etc.)
  • Package into a quart size Ziploc bag.

 

 

Please deliver completed kits in small/medium size boxes. Call to schedule donation drop-off at 385-646-KIDS [5437].

 

School Kits


New elementary student sized backpack (no drawstring bags please) with:

  • Safety scissors
  • Eraser (large)
  • Glue stick
  • Colored pencils (12 ct)
  • Markers (10 ct)
  • 2 spiral notebooks
  • 2 pocket folders
  • 3 pencils
  • Small pencil sharpener
  • 24 count crayons
  • All items assembled in backpack.

 

 

Call to schedule donation drop-off at 385-646-KIDS [5437].

 

New adult size backpack (no drawstring bags please) with:

  • 1 2.5 inch to 3 inch three-ring binder
  • 1 package of college ruled loose leaf paper
  • 1 package of 3-hole 5 tab divider set
  • 2 college ruled notebooks
  • 2 pocket folders
  • 2 highlighters
  • 3 pencils (preferably mechanical with a lead refill)
  • 2 pens
  • Colored pencils
  • All items assembled in backpack.

 

 

Call to schedule donation drop-off at 385-646-KIDS [5437].

 

Hygiene Kits


Many impoverished students in our schools don't have access to hair care. Hair kits provide the necessary tools to help these young students and give them an extra boost of confidence. It's not uncommon to see educators, bus drivers and even crossing guards doing young girls' hair.

Hair kits include:

  • A hairbrush
  • Small comb
  • Hair elastics (no tangle)
  • Elastic headbands
  • Nail polish
  • Lip glass/balm (flavored)
  • Assemble items in a 8" x 14" cellophane bag tied with a decorative ribbon 

 

 

Please deliver completed kits in small/medium size boxes. Call to schedule donation drop-off at 385-646-KIDS [5437].

 

Kits are given to girls who start their period while at school or to those who do not have parental support to purchase feminine hygiene basics. This takes away stress and anxiety for many girls in our schools.

Feminine Hygiene kits include:

  • 3 pads
  • 2 tampons
  • Women’s deodorant.
  • Assemble in a small pouch or Ziploc bag.

 

 

Please deliver completed kits in small/medium size boxes. Call to schedule donation drop-off at 385-646-KIDS [5437].

 

Trauma kits act as a therapeutic resource for psychologists and social workers to use when speaking to or assisting children experiencing a crisis (physical or sexual abuse, death of a loved one, etc.). Items help soothe a child so they can speak with the adult offering assistance.

Trama kits include:

  • 8oz. small bottle of water
  • Tissues (2 ply, 10 sheets/pouch)
  • 3Fl. oz. hand sanitizer
  • 2 individually wrapped hard Lifesaver candies
  • Assemble items in a medium sized Ziploc bag

 

 

Please deliver completed kits in small/medium size boxes. Call to schedule donation drop-off at 385-646-KIDS [5437].

 

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