Back to School

Donation Drives 2019

This August-September, many of our local and national partners are coming together to collect donations, school supplies, and backpacks. Help make sure Club members head back to school equipped with all the tools they’ll need for the 2019-20 school year by checking out where there’s a donation drive near you.

You can also give to us directly at bgcportland.org/donate! 

Donation drives throughout Portland Metro

Gap

July 21 – August 31, 2019

Accepting backpacks, school supplies, and monetary donations, which you can credit towards a future purchase! From July 21 – August 31, visit any U.S. Gap or Gap Factory store and receive an extra 10% off your purchase. Dates vary, so check your local store for details.

Local stores include:

  • Pioneer Place, 700 SW 5th Ave, Portland
  • Lloyd Center Mall, 1222 Lloyd Center, Portland
  • The Streets of Tanasbourne, 19346 NW Emma Way, Hillsboro
  • Bridgeport Village, 7393 SW Bridgeport Rd, Tigard

Old Navy

August 1– August 14, 2019

Visit any Old Navy store and donate to Boys & Girls Clubs at checkout to support big dreams and bigger opportunities for the next generation. Customers who donate $5 or more will receive $5 off their $35 next purchase.

Local stores include:

  • Lloyd Center Mall, 2201 Lloyd Center, Portland
  • Nyberg Woods, 7087 SW Nyberg St, Tualatin
  • Tanasbourne Town Center, 18065 NW Evergreen Pkwy, Beaverton
  • Cedar Hills Crossing, 3115 SW Cedar Hills Blvd, Beaverton
  • Gresham Station, 747 NW 12th St, Gresham
  • Clackamas Promenade, 8646 SE Sunnyside Rd, Clackamas

Planet Fitness

September 1– September 30, 2019

Planet Fitness members at all locations in the U.S. are invited to make a donation in support of programs that aim to promote inclusion and prevent bullying.

Finish Line 

July 27 – September 2, 2019 

Join the Finish Line Youth Foundation to support kids with the tools they need to succeed this Back2School season. From July 27 – September 2, customers can visit their local Finish Line store to make a donation at checkout to help local Boys & Girls Club kids in their community prepare for the new school year.

Michaels

August 4 – August 31, 2019

Visit any Michaels store to purchase select school supplies that will be donated to the local Boys & Girls Club in that community. Products you can purchase for Clubs include Creatology brand paper, paint, pencils, scissors and craft sticks; Crayola crayons, markers, and paint brushes; and Elmer’s brand glue.

Local stores include:

  • Beaverton, 4955 SW Western Ave
  • Tanasbourne Town Center, 18069 NW Evergreen Pkwy
  • Ross Center, 11211 SE 82nd Ave
  • Portland, 11719 NE Glenn Widing Dr
  • Jantzen Beach, 12255 N Starlight Ave
  • Oregon Trail Center, Gresham, 2101 NE Burnside Rd
  • Oregon City, 1900 McLoughlin Blvd
  • Tualatin, 7705 SW Nyberg St

Buffalo Wild Wings 

Buffalo Wild Wings will contribute proceeds from guest donations to the Boys & Girls Clubs of America from October 1 – 31. In addition, $1 from every in-restaurant signature sauce or seasoning bottle sold supports Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s ALL STARS sports program. 

School Supply Collections in Hillsboro

Hillsboro Police Department

Collections through August 8, 2019

Drop off new school supplies at the drop box in the lobby of the Hillsboro Police Department, 250 SE 10th Ave, to benefit the Inukai Family Boys & Girls Club!

Hillsboro Public Library

July 26 – August 29, 2019

Drop off new school supplies to either Hillsboro Public Library location to benefit the Inukai Family Boys & Girls Club and help Hillsboro students have a great school year!

Items our members & families need:

  • Backpacks 
  • #2 Pencils 
  • Pencil sharpeners 
  • Mechanical pencils 
  • Highlighters 
  • Lined Notebook paper (college & wide ruled) 
  • Notebooks 
  • Glue sticks & white glue  
  • Pencil boxes 
  • Small storage containers 
  • Construction paper & colored cardstock 
  • Tempura paint 
  • Safety goggles 
  • Science beakers 
  • ½” binders (any size welcome) 
  • Travel first aid kits 
  • Hand sanitizer 
  • Tissues 
  • Rulers 
  • Markers 
  • Crayons 
  • Colored pencils 
  • Erasers 
  • Calculators 
  • Graphing Calculators 
  • Folders 
  • Index cards (3×5 and 4×6)
  • Flash/USB Drives 
  • Watercolor paint sets