For Shoreline School District Students Needing Support

School Supplies, Hair Cuts, Clothing

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Volunteer Opportunities
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To Volunteer contact our volunteer coordinator at Click here to volunteer

One way you can support the Back to School Consortium is through donating your time. This event wouldn’t be possible without the dedication and drive of volunteers. We encourage you to explore the many options available to perspective volunteers. NOTE: Community Services Hours Accepted To Volunteer contact Jill Steinberg at or (206) 393-4916.

Pre-Event Volunteer Options


Ongoing Help us advertise the event in the community. We would provide you with the posters and flyers, you would find a place in the community to post it.

Collect supplies

Ongoing Go to donation drive locations in the community, pick up supply donations and deliver them to the Center for Human Services. Volunteer must have their own transportation.


Ongoing Host an event or activity to raise funds to support the Back to School Consortium. Have a car wash, bake sale, garage sale on our behalf.

Packaging Socks, Underwear, and Hygiene Items

Through July

Volunteer at The WORKS by yourself or with friends and help package socks, underwear, and hygiene items. Contact (206) 393-4916 or to schedule a time.

Sorting & Hanging Clothing Donations:

Through August Volunteer at The WORKS by yourself or with friends and help sort and hang clothing donations. Contact (206) 393-4916 or to schedule a time.

Picking Up Supplies from Donation Boxes We are looking for volunteers with vans, trucks, energy & muscles to help us transport supplies to a staging area. Starting Monday July 1st through August

Creating Assembly Lines

All ages are welcome to help us prepare the school supplies to be packed into backpacks. Date Tuesday August 20th 1:00-4:00pm @ Ridgecrest Elementary School 16516 10th Ave. NE Shoreline, WA 98155

Help us pack backpacks full of school supplies

All ages welcome to volunteer Date Wednesday August 21st 1:00-4:00pm @ Ridgecrest Elementary School

Day of Event Volunteer Options

Volunteer at the Back to School Event - August 24, 2019 at Ridgecrest Elementary School

- Set up begins at 11am. - Assist where needed in setting up tables, tents, signage

- Check in families – Sit at table near entrance of event, greet families and check them in

- Distribution of items - Work at one of the distribution stations (hygiene, socks, underwear, backpacks)

- Event Support: Help assist at service areas, safety, line monitoring

- Clean Up - Take down distribution stations, pack up remaining items, clean up grounds

Contact Jill Steinberg for more details, shift times, and availability. or (206) 393-4916.

The Back to School Consortium is collecting donations through a link to Turning Point. All funds donated will go the Back to School Consortium