In collaboration with The Village Bank and The Street Chestnut Hill, Newton Neighbors is collecting school supplies for children in Newton and neighboring towns. Requested are the following items:

  • New or gently used backpacks (priority: middle and high school backpacks)
  • New or gently used lunchboxes
  • Reusable water bottles
  • New or gently used graphing calculators
  • $25 gift cards to Star Market, Target, or Amazon for school supplies

Please do not donate items with monograms or company-specific logos.

How to Donate:

1. Purchase items and drop off at the following Village Bank locations. (Monday–Friday 8am–4pm; Saturday 9am-12pm)

  • 307 Auburn Street, Auburndale
  • 332 Walnut Street, Newtonville
  • 89 Wyman Street, Waban
  • 411 Watertown Street, Nonantum
  • 1369 Washington Street, West Newton
  • 720 Beacon Street, Newton Centre
  • Corporate Office & Loan Center: 320 Needham Street, Suite 200 (Mon-Fri only)

2. Purchase items and drop off at the following stores at The Street in Chestnut Hill.

  • The Bagel Table
  • Hummingbird Books
  • Legit Activewear
  • OddFellows Ice Cream Co.

3. Purchase items from our Amazon list.

Are you in need of school supplies? Email