St. Louis Public Schools

School Supply Drive

School supplies are need all year long at local St. Louis Public Schools.  Your donation can help teachers and students be have a successful school year.

Most needed items:
clear plastic backpacks
single-subject wide-ruled spiral notebooks
solid colored pocket folders
hand-held pencil sharpeners
packages wide-ruled loose-leaf paper
wide-ruled composition notebooks
single-subject college-ruled spiral notebooks
Crayola colored pencils (12 pack)
sharpened #2 wooden pencils
Kleenex Boxes
Lysol Spray Bottles
Lysol Disinfecting Wipes (cans, tubs or packages)
Disposable Masks (Youth small or Youth medium size)

Be a St. Louis Public School Tutor

For over 15 years, Salem has partnered with the St. Louis Public Schools, a district serving 20,000+ students throughout the city of St. Louis. Salem partners with Lyon Academy at Blow (PreK-8th grade) in the Carondelet neighborhood and Walbridge STEAM Academy (PreK-5th grade) in the Walnut Park East neighborhood. Explore our in-person and contactless opportunities to support the schools. YOU can make a difference in the life of a child!

Ways you can serve with St. Louis Public Schools

In-Person Opportunities

Options are available for both individuals and groups.  Some options are for adults 21yrs and older and may require a background check.  Service opportunities such as:

Walbridge Mobile Food Market
Tutoring at Lyon Academy
Tutoring at Walbridge STEAM Academy
Pass out student attendance incentives
Help with games during parent teach conferences
Organize a benefit concert or special event
Assist with annual school supply drive

Contactless Opportunities

Opportunities for individuals and groups such as:

Write notes of encouragement
Provide baked goods for staff
Help with staff appreciation days
Donate school supplies
Donate attendance incentives
Donate books (new or gently used)
Donate new winter coats