Please donate school supplies
If you’re coming to visit, or wondering how to support us, please help us out by bringing school supplies to donate. Contact us to let us know you’re coming and ask if we have any other urgent needs. Here is how to ship items to Belize.
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Click here or on the picture below to see our list on Amazon Smile. This lets you see exactly what we need AND Amazon will make a donation to Holy Cross every time you by anything from Amazon Smile – even if it’s not on our wish list.
You can glance at the key items on our wish list below:
Urgently needed donations (Jan 2019)
- Toner for Kyocera TK-1172 (link) Approx $35 US on amazon but $125 US in Belize. We need 6 for the coming school year, but even 1 would be very gratefully received.
- Pocket folders. In our breeze/fan cooled classrooms storing paper securely is essential.
- Filler paper
- Wide tip permanent markers
- Heat activated laminating sheets
- White out
School and office supplies needed
- Chalkboard chalk – white and colored. Dustless if you can get it.
- Shoes (tennis and flats) – all sizes from preschool to 8th grade. Boys and girls.
- Clocks for classrooms (with hands, approx. 12″ diameter)
- Simple toys & prizes – for good behavior, dental visits, academic excellence and graduation. Matchbox cars, noise makers, pretty pencils and notebooks, hair clips…
- Holiday decorations (Easter, Christmas and Valentine’s Day).
- Geometry sets
- Composition books
- Glue sticks (size mini)
- Glitter – gold, gray, black
- Graduation gifts for top class – Scientific calculators (6), Spanish/English dictionaries (6), English dictionaries (6), nice back packs for graduation (6) and top 2 students in each class (32), Bibles (6))
- Large Handheld airhorn (to sound as a fire-alarm or other emergency evacuation)
- #10 self seal envelopes
- Large 10″ x 13″ envelopes
- A7 envelopes & sheet half fold card paper (5.25 X 7.25 inches)
- White printable business cards
- AA Batteries
- Sheet protectors
- Pens – red, black and blue.
- 30 ft x 50 ft Tarp
- Ryobi one 18v lithium Ion 6 port battery charger (like this one)
First aid supplies:
- Chewable Pepto bismol (for adults and children)
- Triple Antibiotic Ointment
Computer lab supplies needed:
- Flash drives
- Toner for Kyocera TK-1172 (link)
- Laptop for staff (new or used)
- Color ink for Cannon Inkjet (CLI-221) (link) We need all the colors – cyan, yellow, magenta, grey and black!