Packs of Potential

Sponsored by:

The Advocates

Project Champion:

Darrel Harris

What are the appropriate grade levels:

1 through 8

Is there a limit to the number of participants:

4 to 6 classes

Is there an opportunity for community service:


Is this a new or existing project:


Estimated project cost:




Students will purchase backpacks and fill them with necessary school supplies for students in need. The project includes reaching out and finding places or people that will donate some of the school supplies or the packs themselves. Student participants will write letters to potential donors, decide what should go into the packs, and assemble them.

The Advocates will share the number of children benefiting from this project and how happy and confident receiving new school supplies makes each recipient feel. Understanding that they have made a difference in a fellow student’s confidence, self esteem, and sense of success will build empathy for each WOW participant. The Advocates’ staff will visit each classroom that chooses this project and educate students on why Packs for Potential is so vital to our community.

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