Gear for the Year

Summer is coming to an end and it’s time to get the kids back to school. My friends and I at Fort Worth Community Credit Union want to give back to you and our community as the new school year approaches.

Let’s Help Out Some Kids!
Starting Monday August 5, come into one of the FTWCCU office locations and donate school supplies from August 5-23!


  • #2 pencils
  • Pencil top erasers
  • Glue sticks
  • 2-pocket folders with brads
  • 2-pocket folders
  • Crayons
  • Washable markers
  • Tissues
  • Backpacks (no wheels)
  • Yellow highlighters
  • Red pens
  • Colored pencils
  • Scissors
  • Spiral/composition notebooks
  • Pencil box
  • Zip pencil case
  • 3-ring binder
  • Erasers
  • Pens
  • Dividers
  • Notebook paper
  • Index cards
  • Ruler

Gear for the Year
Giving back to our community by equipping the kids with the needed school supplies to be able to learn at school. After all the school supplies have been collected we will deliver to the nearest elementary school in the community.

Facebook Contest
Share tips for getting your kids back to school with me on my Facebook page. Look for the “Back to School Giveaway” button near the top of my page to enter for a chance to be one of THREE winners!

3 Winners will receive:

  • $50 Visa Gift Card
  • Family 4-Pack Fort Worth Zoo Tickets

You may start entering today, August 5, 2013. Your last chance to enter will be Thursday, August 22, 2013 at 11:59pm CST. Winners will be chosen at random and notified by email on Friday, August 23, 2013.

Click here for the contest rules.

More Back to School Ideas
If you need more inspiration for getting the kids ready to go back to school, you can follow my back to school board on Pinterest or check out the recent blog post Throwback Thursday: Preparing for Back to School.

Now let’s get our worth on and help out some kids!