Support Harford County Students: 2023 School Supply Drive Now Open!


The Harford County Sheriff's Office's Pack the Patrol Car event is also welcoming school supply donations this year. (Image Credit: Shutterstock)

HARFORD COUNTY - It's that time of year again, and we have an opportunity to make a difference - let's ensure every Harford County student has the tools they need for a successful 2023!

Now through Sept. 14, donations can be made to the Tools for Schools Resource Center managed by the Harford County Education Foundation.

What can you donate?
Pencils, markers, crayons, glue sticks, white glue, pocket folders, highlighters, dry-erase markers, colored pencils, loose-leaf paper, composition books, erasers, scissors, graphing calculators, sticky notes, graph paper, pencil boxes, three-hole binders (1- and 2-inch sizes), binder pouches, backpacks, index cards, storage bags, tissues, wipes, and hand sanitizer.

Where can you drop off your donations?

  • American Premier Realtor
  • Bel Air Orthodontics
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Christ Fellowship Church
  • Chrysanthemoms Inc.
  • Coffee Coffee
  • Coppermine Bel Air
  • Edward Jones -- Havre de Grace
  • First National Bank -- Aberdeen, Constant Friendship, Fountain Green
  • Flavor Cupcakery
  • Freedom Federal Credit Union
  • Gold Medal Physical Therapy
  • Hamilton Service Center
  • Har-co Credit Union
  • Harford County Government -- Main Street
  • Harford County Department of Emergency Services
  • Harford County Department of Parks and Recreation
  • Harford County Public Library
  • Harford County Public Schools -- AA Roberty Building
  • Harford County Sheriff's Office
  • Harford Mutual Insurance Group
  • Hopewell United Methodist Church
  • Huntington Learning Center -- Bel Air
  • KatzAbosch
  • Klein's ShopRite
  • Kiddie Academy -- Box Hill Corporate Center and Wheel Road locations
  • Level Community Fellowship
  • Macy's at the Harford Mall
  • MedStar at Bel Air
  • Morris and Ritchie Associates Inc. and Geo-Technology Associates Inc.
  • Paramount Die Company
  • Rosedale Federal Savings and Loan Association
  • Sev1Tech LLC
  • Smith Detection
  • Towson University in Northeastern Maryland
  • Truist Bank
  • WAVE
  • We Rock the Spectrum Kids Gym
  • Wesleyan Chapel United Methodist Church
  • Weyrich, Cronin and Sorra
  • Women of St. Mary's Episcopal Church
  • The Y in Abingdon (Ward)
  • The Yards at Fieldside Village

The Harford County Sheriff's Office also is hosting a Pack the Patrol Car event now through Aug. 20. Supplies needed include pencils, markers, crayons, glue sticks, white glue, pocket folders, highlighters, dry-erase markers, colored pencils, loose-leaf paper composition books, erasers, scissors, graphing paper, pencil boxes, three-ring binders in sizes of 1 1/2 and 3 inches, binder pouches, backpacks, index cards, zip-top bags, tissues and hand sanitizer.

Donations accepted at:

  • Harford County Sheriff's Office headquarters (45 S. Main St. in Bel Air)
  • Southern Precinct (1305 Pulaski Hwy. in Edgewood)
  • Northern Precinct (3726 Norrisville Road in Jarrettsville)
  • Harford County Detention Center (1030 Rock Spring Road in Bel Air)

Editor's Note: Patch reporter Kristin Danley-Greiner originally wrote this story for the Bel Air Patch. Patch reporter Van Fisher reformatted it for the Havre de Grace Patch. 

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