In a few weeks, children throughout New Jersey will be turning in their beach towels and swim fins for markers, binders and books.  Their parents will be heading off to the local store to make sure their children are prepared.  Unfortunately, many of the children of YCS have no family to help them get ready for that first day – no one to make sure that they have the head start they deserve. 

We are counting on you to enable these children to start off the school year with PRIDE, HOPE AND EXCITEMENT! Your donations of school supplies ensure that the children begin the new school year with the tools they need to continue their journey toward a happier, healthier, and more hopeful future.  

Below is a list of items needed this year. Please contact the YCS Foundation office at (201) 678-1312 or ctronlone2@ycs.org if you have any questions or are ready to arrange delivery to our Hackensack Office. 

Thank you in advance for giving the YCS children a real chance at success! 

Below is the Supply List:
  1. 1,3 and 5 subject Note Books (NO spiral notebooks)
  2. Composition Books
  3. Calculators
  4. Folders
  5. Journals
  6. #2 Pencils/Pens
  7. Colored Pencils
  8. Child Safety Scissors
  9. Crayons
  10. Markers
  11. Glue Sticks
  12. Pencil Case
  13. Highlighters
  14. Construction Paper
  15. Rulers
  16. Binders 1 & 2 Inch
  17. Loose Leaf Paper
  18. Glitter Glue
  19. $5 & $10 increments of Wal-Mart & Target Gift Cards (to help outfit the children with their “First day outfit)
  20. $5 increments of McDonald gift cards

LIFE SKILLS ITEMS (For YCS Autistic Students)

  1. Travel toothbrush cases
  2. Plastic hangers
  3. 8-12 piece board puzzles
  4. 25-50 piece puzzles
  5. Uno cards

Thank you for helping our children get a great start to the School year!