Providing Youth With Tools To Succeed

Back-To-School Drives





School may be out but the need for school supplies is in. Help us provide local keiki with the tools to succeed by donating school supplies to our Back-To-School drives. Below are ways you can help our youth kick off the school year with essential supplies!

To organize a school supply drive, contact Tatsu Sasaki at 808.440.1834 or by emailing tatsu.sasaki@usw.salvationarmy.org or participate in any of the supply drives listed below.





Echelon Hawaii Red Pencil Project Back-To-School Fund and Supply Drive

2950 Manoa Road, Honolulu, HI 96822. 808.440.1864.



The Salvation Army Echelon Hawaii, a membership of young professionals rising up to support The Salvation Army and local communities, has established The Red Pencil Project Back-To-School Fund and Supply Drive and is seeking donations of school supplies! This program will benefit students in the third-grade classes of partner schools Kauluwela Elementary, Likelike Elementary, and Waialua Elementary.

Donations of school supplies are being collected by Echelon members or can be dropped off at The Salvation Army, 2950 Manoa Rd Honolulu, HI 96822 until July 27. For pick-ups and drop-offs call 808.440.1864. Monetary donations can be made below.

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The Salvation Army Kauluwela Corps Back-To-School Drive

296 N. Vineyard Blvd., Honolulu, HI 96817. 808.521.6551.



Join The Salvation Army Kauluwela Corps in doing the most good by donating to our Back-To-School Supply Drive! This program will benefit students at Title 1 Schools in Honolulu. Our goal is to give essential school supplies to students at these schools, ensuring that they have everything they need for success at the beginning of the school year.

Donations of school supplies can be dropped off by July 24 at The Salvation Army Kauluwela Corps. 296 N. Vineyard Blvd. Honolulu, HI 96817. For pick-ups and drop-offs call 808.521.6551.



The Salvation Army Hilo

219 Ponahawai Street. Hilo, HI 96720-3005. 808.935.1277.





Support the local Hilo community with school supplies by donating to our back to school supply drive! This supply drive will benefit K-6th grade students in the Hilo community. In addition, The Salvation Army Hilo Temple Corps will offer a 50% discount on children's clothes at The Salvation Army Hilo Thrift Store for families seeking support if supplies run out and for families who are not eligible to benefit from the supply drive.

Drop off your donation of school supplies or make a monetary donation by July 27th at 219 Ponahawai Street. Hilo, HI 96720-3005. For drop-offs, please call ahead at 808.935.1277.



The Salvation Army Kona Corps Back-To-School Drive

75-223 Kalani Street, Kailua-Kona 96740. 808.326.2330.



Help us provide school supplies for local keiki in need by donating to our Back-To-School Drive! The supply drive will benefit 100 children from families being served by the The Salvation Army Kona Corps. Supplies will be distributed on July 28, 2018 from 9am – 1pm at The Salvation Army Kona Corps.

Donations of school supplies may be dropped off by July 28 at The Salvation Army Kona Corps at 75-223 Kalani Street, Kailua-Kona 96740, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For drop-offs call 808.326.2330.



The Salvation Army Maui County

45 W. Kamehameha Ave. Kahului, Hawai‘i 96732-2256. 808.871.6270.



The Adopt a Backpack Campaign in partnership with Maui County Federal Credit Union



Each year The Salvation Army of Maui County helps children in need start off the new school year with new school supplies through an annual backpack drive. We're partnering with Maui County Federal Credit Union in an effort to help these children get the supplies they need through our Adopt a Backpack event! Donations will be distributed on July 26 at The Salvation Army Kahului and Lahaina Corps.

Drop off your donation of school supplies or make a monetary donation to adopt a backpack at any Maui Federal Credit Union location from June 18 through July 20. For pick-ups or to organize a school supply drive call The Salvation Army Kahului Corps at 808.871.6270.




Requested School Supplies



If you would like to donate school supplies to any of our supply drives, please consider the following items.


  • Backpacks (most needed)
  • School box
  • Pencil pouch
  • Pencils
  • Black, Blue and Red Pens
  • Erasers
  • Highlighter
  • Colored Markers
  • Colored Pencils 
  • Crayons
  • Elmer’s glue
  • Glue sticks
  • Scissors
  • Composition notebooks wide rule
  • Binder Paper
  • Ruler
  • Small Calculators
  • Portfolios
  • Paper towel
  • Tissue