School Supplies Drive – Old

Global Citizen, in partnership with the School District of Philadelphia, the Philadelphia Inquirer, WURD Radio, the African American Museum in Philadelphia, High Point Café and iHeart Media, are partnering in a school supplies drive to benefit underserved Philadelphia public school students.

Suggested items for donations include: No.2 pencils, ballpoint pens, copy paper, construction paper, colored paper, calculators, protractors, dry¬†erasers,¬†scotch¬†tape, masking¬†tape,¬†crayons, magic markers, highlighters, rulers, children’s scissors, binders, bottles of glue, glue sticks, tissues, hand sanitizer, etc.

The donations will be retrieved from each drop-off location on Wednesday, September 4 by a Philadelphia Inquirer truck and delivered to the Philip Kearny School.

A sorting project will be held on Friday, September 6, where project partners will present the donated supplies to the students, principal, and representatives from the School District of Philadelphia.

As part of this year’s drive, participants can elect to contribute via RightGift, an online platform that lets you purchase items to be sent directly to the Philip Kearny School.

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For more information about making a donation or drop-off hours, please contact Global Citizen at (215) 851-1805 or

Donations will be accepted at the following locations listed below.

Drop-Off Locations

WURD Radio
1341 N Delaware Ave, Suite 300
Philadelphia, PA 19125
Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-4pm

African American Museum In Philadelphia
701 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Hours: Wednesday-Saturday 10am-5pm
Sunday 12pm-5pm

High Point Café
7210 Cresheim Rd
Philadelphia, PA 19119
Hours:Monday-Sunday 7am-5pm

High Point Café
602 Carpenter Lane
Philadelphia, PA19119
Hours: Monday-Sunday 7am-5pm

Philadelphia Inquirer
801 Market Street
(Entrance on east side of 8th St., between Market & Filbert)
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Hours: Monday-Sunday 9am-5pm

iHeart Media
111 Presidential Blvd.
Suite 100
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
Hours: Monday-Friday 9am- 5pm

Drop-Off Map

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