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Operation Backpack

The members of the Cooperating Churches of Sussex are sponsoring Operation Backpack 2022.  This is a way to ensure that every child in the Sussex area receives some of the necessary school supplies to get the school year off to a great start.  You can help by donating needed school supplies.  There will be a collection bin at SUSSEX OUTREACH until August 3rd.

Suggested items include:
New sturdy backpacks                                  Compasses
Wide-ruled notebooks                                  Calculator 4-Basic-Function
Wide-ruled loose leaf paper                        Watercolor paints
Folders                                                             Dry erase markers
Pens (black, blue, red)                                  Erasers (pencil cap & reg.)
Markers (fine & broad tips)                         School glue
#2 pencils                                                       Glue sticks
Rulers                                                               Post-It Notes
Highlighters                                                    Black Sharpie markers
Colored pencils                                               Pencil boxes or cases

Distribution of supplies will be Thursday, August 4th from 10-Noon and 5-7 at Sussex Outreach Services (N64 W23760 Main Street).  Supplies will be pre-packed and backpack’s chosen from their vehicle in our drive thru.  If you or someone you know is in financial need of school supplies, register at:  To be eligible students must attend a school in the Hamilton School District or one of the Cooperating of Sussex Churches, and have a financial need.  Call Tracy at 262-347-3562 or email her at with any questions.