AN ANNUAL BACKPACK AND SCHOOL SUPPLIES DRIVE
WITH A GOAL OF HELPING ALL CHILDREN BEGIN THE SCHOOL YEAR PREPARED AND READY TO LEARN.
The Pettengill House collects brand new school supplies from
mid-June through mid-August each year for students in pre-k through high school
who attend school in the Amesbury, Newburyport, Triton, and Pentucket school
districts. The Pettengill House distributes
these new backpacks and school supplies the third week in August.
If you need assistance
through this program, please call The Pettengill House Resource
Center at (978) 792-5205 to schedule an appointment. Appointments
are made beginning late July for August pick-up. Social workers can help new clients with these supplies throughout the school year.
would like to donate supplies during our collection period, click the books for a printable list of needed supplies
along with drop off locations.
In addition to these items, we will gladly accept gift
certificates and monetary donations. Visit our Donate Page to donate online or checks can be made payable to The Pettengill
House, Inc. P.O Box 5551, Salisbury, MA 01952 with “Operation Backpack” noted
on the memo line. All donations are tax
deductible and directly benefit the children of our community.
The Pettengill House, Inc.
is a non-profit social service organization that provides services to
individuals and families from Amesbury, Byfield, Groveland, Merrimac, Newbury,
Newburyport, Rowley, Salisbury, and West Newbury. Thank you for your