Chino Cares Challenge

Chino Cares Challenge-School Supply DriveThe Chino Cares Challenge-School Supply Drive

Looking to make a difference in your local community? We challenge you to the Chino Cares Challenge-School Supply Drive. Give the gift of learning by supporting the annual Back To School Giveaway event with donations of backpacks and school supplies. Let's join with community partners in providing resources for the youth in our community. Together, we can empower students and families in need to be excited and prepared for a successful school year! 

Take the Challenge, Chino!

We are calling on the community to help collect backpacks for all ages and the following school supplies:

  • Pencil boxes 
  • Pencil Pouches 
  • Sharpeners 
  • Mechanical Pencils 
  • Erasers
  • Pencil Erasers 
  • Crayons 
  • Colored Pencils 
  • 1" Binders 
  • 1.5" Binders 
  • Dividers 
  • Composition Books 
  • Notebooks 
  • Pocket Folders 
  • Wide Ruled Paper 
  • College Ruled Paper 
  • Markers 
  • Thin Markers 
  • Bottles of Glue 
  • Scissors Rulers 
  • Red pens 
  • Index Cards 

This Chino Cares Challenge will take place from June 1st to July 14,  2023. Donations can be dropped off at the following locations:

  • HOPE Family Resource Center (12970 Third Street)
  • Carolyn Owens Community Center (13201 Central Avenue)
  • Neighborhood Activity Center (5201 D Street)

Those eligible to receive free school supplies include pre-registered families who live in Chino, or those with children enrolled in the Chino Valley Unified School District. Pre-registration is required. For information on how to register for the Back To School Giveaway, please contact the HOPE Family Resource Center at 909-628-1202 ext. 8960 or Chino Human Services at 909-334-3259.

If you are a family looking to obtain services from the Community Care Closet, please call the HOPE Family Resource Center to set up an appointment at 909-628-1202 ext. 8960, or visit located on the Chino Valley Adult School campus, 12970 Third Street, CA 91710. Office hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm.