Free School Supplies! Registration Required

Fri, 08/06/2021 - 8:02am

The Howard County School Supplies Giveaway, sponsored by the Department of Community Resources and Services, will be a Grab ‘n Go Set-Up (held in a socially distant and safe manner).  Pre-registration is required. Supplies will be distributed on Saturday, August 21 from 10:00 a.m. to Noon in the PARKING LOT at each of the following four Howard County locations (choose ONE location when you register):

  • Elkridge 50+ Center, 6540 Washington Boulevard, Elkridge, MD 21075
  • Howard Crossing Apartment Homes, 8732 Town & Country Boulevard, Ellicott City, MD 21043
  • Long Reach Village Center, 8775 Cloud Leap Court, Columbia, MD 21045
  • MultiService Center 9900 Washington Blvd., Laurel, MD 20723

IMPORTANT! You must register in advance for this event to pick up school supplies. You may register up to four children to reserve a bag of school supplies (one per child), but you must enter them individually. Be sure to choose only ONE pickup location per family when you register (Iimited quantities available at each location).  Registration link: 

Note: Supplies not collected within 30 minutes of scheduled pick-up time will be forfeited.

For additional information, call 410-313-6325 (English) or 410-313-2273 (Spanish) or email