Support our Back-to-School Campaign

Backpack and School Supplies Drive


Our Prevention Team will visit 32 schools within the Okaloosa and Walton County School Districts this year.


Event Overview:

Join us in supporting our community by participating in our Backpack and School Supplies Drive! As the new school year approaches, we aim to ensure every child has the necessary tools to succeed. Your generous donations will provide essential school supplies and backpacks to students in need, helping them start the year prepared and confident.


 Items Needed:

  • Backpacks : New, sturdy backpacks suitable for students of all ages.

  • Notebooks: Spiral-bound or composition notebooks in various sizes.

  • Writing Supplies: Pens, pencils, erasers, sharpeners, highlighters, and markers.

  • Paper: Loose-leaf paper, graph paper, and construction paper.

  • Folders and Binders: Pocket folders, three-ring binders, and dividers.

  • Art Supplies: Crayons, colored pencils, glue sticks, scissors, and rulers.

  • Technology: Calculators, USB drives, and headphones.

  • Other Essentials: Lunchboxes, water bottles, and personal hygiene items.


    How to Donate:

1. Drop-Off Locations: Visit any of our 3 of our centers or United Fidelity Bank as our designated drop-off locations. Look for the collection bins marked “Backpack and School Supplies Drive.
2. Monetary Donations: If you prefer, you can make a monetary donation online. All funds will be used to purchase additional supplies.
3. Amazon Wishlist: Purchase items directly from our Amazon Wishlist, and they will be shipped straight to our distribution center.


    Event Dates:
–   Start Date: July 1, 2024
–   End Date: August 15, 2024



All donated items will be distributed to local schools and community centers before the start of the school year. Our volunteers will organize and deliver the supplies to ensure they reach the students who need them most.


Get Involved:

  • Volunteer: Help us sort, pack, and distribute the supplies.
  • Spread the word: Share our drive on social media, with friends, and within your community.


Contact Information:

For more details, contact us at 850-400-3488. Together, we can make a difference and ensure every student has the opportunity to thrive in the classroom.

Thank you for your support!



will be taught Safety Matters lessons by ECCAC's Prevention Team

Our goal is to eliminate child abuse and neglect. Educating children on child safety methods and raising awareness of critical signs, techniques, and available resources can prevent many cases before they occur.

1 out of 4 children will be victimized in their lifetime

of child abuse is preventable through education
“We are only as strong as we are united, weak as we are divided…”

J.K. Rowling