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Programs & Services

School Supply Assistance

Hastings Family Service assists families in school district 200 who are struggling with the cost of school supplies and helps them with this extra financial burden.  

Receiving School Supply Assistance

School supplies are still available!  Please call 651-437-7134 to schedule an appointment. 

To receive school supplies, the parent or guardian is required to show a picture ID and a current piece of mail postmarked within two weeks or a current utility bill. They must also have knowledge of income and expenses for the household. For each child receiving supplies, proof of enrollment in school is required. If a child is attending school outside of ISD 200, the proof of enrollment MUST show a home address within our service area.  

Supporting School Supply Assistance

Hastings Family Service welcomes your donation of new school supply items at our Donation Center at 301 Second Street East. 

Most Needed School Supplies: 

  • Character backpacks  (no wheels; must fit snowpants)
  • Ear buds
  • TI-30XS Multiview and TI-30XIIS Calculators
  • Red pens
  • College-ruled loose leaf paper
  • Sharpies
  • Highlighters
  • Pencil pouches 

Volunteers are needed to help with school supply distribution.  Follow the link below to view the online volunteer sign up.