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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

Call 651-437-7134 to schedule an appointment starting Monday, August 9

Due to space limitations, the School Supply Assistance program will be modified this year.  Families are asked to call 651-437-7134 to schedule an appointment starting Monday, August 9.  Prepacked backpacks will be distributed to students through a confidential drive-thru appointment. 

Drive-Thru Pick Up Days (appointment required): 

  • August 24, 25, and 26
  • August 30 and 31

Supporting School Supply Assistance

Hastings Family Service welcomes your donation of new school supply items.  

Most Needed School Supplies: 

  • Character backpacks for elementary students (no wheels, must fit snowpants)
  • Larger, plain backpacks for middle and high school students
  • Colored Pencils
  • Pencil boxes
  • Pencil bags
  • College ruled notebooks
  • College ruled loose leaf
  • Wide ruled composition books
  • 1 inch binders

Deadline to donate school supplies is August 18.