If you’re coming to visit, or wondering how to support us, please help us out by putting one or many of these items in your bags to drop off at the school! 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. See our FAQ page regarding customs in Belize.
*** Buy school supplies from Staples and take advantage of the tax exemption on the Holy Cross Education Foundation account. Quote customer number 2370273423. This is valid when shopping in person or on-line. ***
Urgent needs (Updated May 2015)
- SHOES, for 4 to 15 year olds. Tennis shoes and flats. Lightly used OK.
- More shoes
- Yup, more shoes. We really need shoes.
- School supplies for the new year (composition books, crayons, pencils, sharpeners, erasers. No markers or glue sticks please).
- White school glue, 8oz bottles.
- Legal size copy paper (8.5″ x 14″) – like this
- Cardstock – white, letter size
- Graduation Prizes (High School Calculators, Math Sets, wrist watch, back packs…)
- Wall clocks (9-12 inch round, battery powered)
- Toys & Prizes – small and large (for good behavior, dental visits, academic excellence and graduation)
- Pocket folders
- Pencils, Crayons
- Filler Paper
- Arrow 55144 Staples
- Class book sets for early readers, with DVD of the book. eg Mother Goose, Cinderella
- Bulletin Board Supplies (Seasonal decorations, borders, disposable tablecloths for backgrounds, pictures for seasonal themes (lent, valentines, Christmas…)
- Posters (science, weather, math, food pyramid…)
- Craft Supplies (foam paper & Stickers, paper plates, craft sticks )
- Elmers Glue – student size bottles
- Back-packs for students (Nice, as end of year rewards for excellence. Boys, Girls, ages 4 – 15)
- Tennis shoes and flats – for 4 years through 15 years, Gently worn and clean is OK.
- Paint for students (powder or liquid). Washable. Also brushes.
- Red Pens – for grading papers.
- Hot glue sticks for glue gun, size mini, (like this)
- Skillsaw – prefer makita brand.
- Framing hammers
- Measuring tapes
- Extension leads (100ft)
- Skillsaw blades – 71/4 inch. Prefer diablo brand.
- Sawzall Blades – metal and wood, any size. Prefer diablo brand.
- Paint brushes
- Plunge Router with bits