Back To School
For families in need, the cost of school supplies is often out of reach.
Posted on: 07/23/2012
CARR ELEMENTARY – WEST DALLAS
Recognized as DISD’s Partner of the Year for our 2011-12 Watermark’s outreach effort at Carr Elementary has been significant. This year, let’s help provide school supplies for 400+ students at Carr Elementary. Here’s how you can take part.
• Visit Watermark.org/BackToSchool between July 23 and August 16.
• Purchase online the supplies a student at Carr Elementary needs to go back to school…plus a cool drawstring backpack. Cost: $25.
• The supplies will be delivered to a child at the Carr Elementary Back to School Bash.
SERVE AT CARR ELEMENTARY OR BE A MENTOR IN WEST DALLAS
Help serve the team at Carr Elementary or build relationships with kids and families in West Dallas by taking part in the following:
School Supply & Backpack Assembly
• Saturday, August 25 Carr Elementary 1952 Bayside Street Dallas
• Help assemble school supplies for students at Carr Elementary.
• Check the External Focus blog (http://watermarkblogs.org/externalfocus) to find out more and to sign up to serve.
Back to School Bash
• Tuesday, August 28 Carr Elementary 1952 Bayside Street Dallas
• Build relationships with students and teachers and help distribute backpacks at the Carr Elementary Back to School Bash.
• Visit the External Focus blog for details and to sign up.
Ongoing Service Opportunities at Carr Elementary
• Mentoring – mentor a 4th or 5th grader at Carr through our mentoring partner, Mercy Street.
• Classroom/Teacher Support - provide hardworking teachers with classroom assistance.
• Weekday Tutoring - Work with students during the day at Carr (materials provided).
• Saturday School Volunteer – Work with students on Saturday mornings from January through March.
SINGLE PARENT FAMILIES AT WATERMARK
• Join the Single Parent Family Ministry as we help prepare Single Parent Families to head back to school.
• Individually or along with your community help get kids the school supplies they need for their school/district/grade and stuff a backpack!
• Sign-up up at www.watermark.org/ministries/single-parent-family-ministry/ we will send you the information you need to send a kid back to school.
• Please note that backpacks and supplies may cost approximately $75-$100.
• School supplies will be distributed at the Single Parent Family Back to School Bash on Saturday, August 18 from 8:30 am – noon at Watermark. For more details, visit watermark.org.
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