Back To School Drive


News From City Hall


For Immediate Release July 15, 2014

For Further Information Contact: Lisa Mosca, Public Information Officer

407.688-5019 •


City of Sanford Participates as a Seminole County Public Schools (SCPS)

“Back to School” Supplies Drop Off Site


We invite you to join the City of Sanford employees in putting school supplies into the hands of kids who need them most. 47% of SCPS students are eligible for the free and reduced meal program. Sometimes these students don’t have the necessary school supplies to be successful in the class room.


You can help by dropping off basic school supplies in the boxes located in various areas around City Hall at 300 N. Park Avenue in Sanford. Please drop off your school supplies Monday-Thursday 7:30am-5:30 pm no later than August 4.


Drop off locations boxes can be found in the Utility Department and at the Parks and Grounds Operations Division. 


Supplies needed:

·       24 pack crayons

·       Pencil packs

·       Loose leaf paper

·       12 pack color pencils

·       Spiral notebooks

·       Pink block erasers

·       Pocket folders

·       Glue Sticks

·       Rulers

·       8/10 pack color markers

·       Children’s scissors

·       Composition notebooks


This will help to ensure that every student will be able to start the school year off on the right foot.