Thank you for visiting the Greater Augusta Back to School Programs website. We are a volunteer non-profit group of citizens in the Greater Augusta, Maine area that annually provides school supplies for local children in need. The need grows larger each year - won't you join us in helping our children get their best start in school each year? Last year, we distributed 1000 backpacks and we keep Growing! Check out our Operation Warm and Literacy Campaigns for 2022!

We are still accepting donations of the following items:

Kindergarten - Grade 2 Grades 3-6 Grades 7-12

Coming Soon! 18” or larger backpack Coming Soon!

1” 3-ring binder

Large pencil pouch

Wide-ruled loose leaf paper

Wide-ruled composition notebook

Wide-ruled 1 subject notebook

2-pocket folders

Blue, black and red pens

#2 pencils

Colored pencils

Slim markers

24-pack crayons

Erasers – pencil top and block

Glue sticks

Sharp scissors

Pencil sharpener

Self-stick notes


Tabbed dividers


Index cards

White glue

Here is a wish list for needed items!

(click on the words "wish list" above)

Donate to our 2022 Campaign today!


August 21, 2022

Augusta Civic Center

1PM - 3PM