Teachers often spend as much as $500 of their own money…some probably more…buying supplies for their students and materials for their classrooms. Over half of Seminole County’s student population qualifies for the free or reduced meals program. The need for help is district-wide.
Tools 4 Seminole Schools collects, stores and distributes school supplies and classroom materials to help alleviate this burden from teachers and low-income parents. The store has everything from pencils, notebooks, crayons and glue to tissues, socks and underwear… whatever is needed for students to be in school, ready to learn.
Teachers “shop” for free and select what they need – and what their students’ need.
How You Can Help
Participate in a School Supply Drive. Download the Tools 4 Seminole Schools 2018 Supply Drive Tool Kit. When your drive is over, drop off the supplies and have your team’s photo taken for our social media sites.
Donate to Tools 4 Seminole Schools. Tools 4 Seminole Schools can leverage the funds to purchase supplies at deep discounts.
For SCPS Educators
2018 Early Shop Days
- Tuesday, July 31st from 12 – 6 PM
- Wednesday, August 1st from 12 – 6 PM
- Saturday, August 4th from 9 AM – 2 PM
- Tuesday, August 7th from 12 – 6 PM
- Wednesday, August 8th from 12 – 6 PM
Teacher Shopping Days (Aug. – May*)
- Tuesdays 1 – 6 PM
- Wednesdays 1 – 6 PM
- Designated Saturdays 9 AM – 2 PM
(Aug. 25, Sept. 29, Oct. 27, Nov. 10, Dec. 8, Jan. 12, Feb. 23, Mar. 30, Apr. 27)
*Hours may vary around holidays, please call 407-320-7768 for details.
Refer to The Foundation section of The Insider for additional information, policies, forms and other frequently asked questions.
Since opening in 2010, the free store has hosted more than 14,000 shopping visits and distributed more than $8 million in supplies to our students and teachers.
Visit or call:
1780 West Airport Blvd.
Sanford, FL 32771