No one wants to wear their poverty.
We provide new school clothes to kids in need.
Kids are given the confidence they need to succeed.
Operation School Bell changes the lives of young children. Please join us in giving kids the confidence they need to succeed in school!
YEAR IN REVIEW
* Neal Morton and Scott Greenstone, “For 40,000 Homeless Students, It’s Back-to-School Season in Washington”, The Seattle Times, 9/10/2018.
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
“Operation School Bell ensures they always have something that fits, and it is fun for them to shop themselves.”
– A Grateful Parent
SNAPSHOTS OF CONFIDENCE
No matter how big or how small, your donation helps kids succeed.
The extraordinary support from JCPenney in Northgate and Southcenter and the Target in West Seattle helps us achieve twelve shopping nights for young students in need. Together, we are making a difference in the lives of numerous children.
Family Support Organizations
We appreciate the strong partnerships we have with the following organizations who help us identify our city’s most vulnerable children to participate in Operation School Bell.
Sacred Heart Shelter
Seattle Public Schools – Family Support Program
Solid Ground – Broadview
Solid Ground – Sand Point Family Housing
It takes a village to deliver great service during Operation School Bell shopping nights. We are grateful to the following organizations whose employees volunteered this year. Thank you for spending your time helping Seattle’s most vulnerable children!
The Windermere Foundation is dedicated to helping the homeless population in Seattle. This year, they donated 250 hygiene kits to Operation School Bell.
Crockett Family Foundation
Discount Tire: Driven to Care
JCPenney Communities Foundation
Luxe Media Group
Nesholm Family Foundation
Fred and Gretel Biel Charitable Trust
Catherine Holmes Wilkins Charitable Trust
Kawabe Memorial Fund, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee
Jean K. Laframboise Foundation
Shrontz Family Foundation
D.V. and Ida J. McEachern Charitable Trust
Alfred & Tillie Shemanski Trust, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee
Coldwell Banker Danforth