Christmas in July

Tanager Place School Supply Drive

Contact Jennifer Hodgden for more information and if you want to participate!


Phone:  319-365-9164

Please deliver donations
by August 20th to:
Tanager Place (Variety Club Building)
2309 C St SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

Help the kids of Tanager Place get the school supplies they will need for this upcoming school year! Here’s some ways you or your organization can help:

  • Start a drive yourself with the list of items below
  • Order from the Amazon Wish List and have items shipped directly to Tanager Place
  • Make a monetary donation towards the purchase of school supplies at and put in the comments “School Supplies”

Items Needed

  • Markers
  • Colored Pencils
  • Blue Ink Pens
  • Black Ink Pens
  • Red Ink Pens
  • Regular Pencils
  • Mechanical Pencils
  • Erasers
  • 2 Pocket Folders
  • 1 Subject Spiral Notebooks
  • Composition Notebooks
  • Packages of Loose Lined Paper
  • 1” 3 ring binders
  • Basic Scientific Calculators
  • Flash Drives
  • Earbuds
  • Index Cards
  • Pencil Pouches
  • Highlighters
  • Dry Erase Markers
  • Middle/High School Aged Backpacks (boys and girls)
  • Homework Planners