Support Children’s Education by Helping Us – Sunday, August 8, 2010

 NUAFA children received their new backpacks and school supplies

Children were given backpacks and school supplies at NUAFA

 Older children received new backpacks with supplies on Aug 7th

Older students received their new backpacks on August 7th

Help us shop/donate the weekly specials on school supplies! Invite your friends, neighbors, family or work colleagues to grab their spare change and make a stop or two during the week . . . the more we can add to our army of shoppers, the more children we can help continue their education. The supplies we are buying now will be for next school year, August 2011!

Friends of Cozumel volunteers from Iowa, Nebraska, Texas; Mission Trip participants, and the SAIL cruise group transport items to the island. Questions? Email

Last night we finished distributing backpacks filled with school supplies to 75 children from families with very limited resources. The children and parents are soooooo appreciative! Click here to read more about the School Supplies Project

Best Weekly “Deals” Sunday, August 8 – Saturday, August 14
Most are while supplies last, no rainchecks
Please keep receipts for donated supplies–required for Customs

OFFICE MAX–Buy the limit of all three items for only 96 cents!
2-Pocket Folders – 1 cent each (limit of 6)
24-Count Crayons – 5 cent each (limit of 3)
8-Pack Washable Markers (fine or broad line) – 25 cents each (limit of 3)

Tug 2-Hole Pencil Sharpener – 5 cents (limit of 3 per household)
5″ Schoolworks Point Tip Scissors – 25 cents (limit of 3 per household)
6-Pack Sharpie Accent Pocket Highlighters – 75 cents
Free backpack with $10 purchase if you have other items

Package of 2 Elmer’s Glue Sticks – 19 cents
Package of 2 White Correction Fluid – 99 cents

High Trails Backpacks – $3.99 (Note: We need backpacks to give each child. These are very basic, inexpensive ones at a GREAT price. Last year we waited until AFTER school started in the US and made the rounds of stores and were able to buy quantities of these same backpacks on sale for $1.25 each)

24-Pack Crayola Crayons – 25 cents
Package of 2 Elmer’s Glue Sticks – 25 cents

24-Pack Crayons – 25 cents
Package of 3 Papermate White Erasers – 50 cents
12-Count Color Pencils – 50 cents

DOLLAR TREE – Not a weekly special
Basic Calculators – $1.00
Scientific Calculators – $1.00

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