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La Manzanilla School Supply Drive

As you head back to La Manzanilla for the winter why not bring a few school supplies with you to donate to La Catalina Foundation?  No room in your suitcase? No worries, lots of things can be purchase here in town.  All supplies can be dropped off at the LCF office, located at #199 Playa Dorada from 4pm-7pm M-F.  The office is located behind the Kindergarten.  Here is a list of items needed.

Wish Lists

Each year the area schools provide us with a list of items they need.  We accept donation throughout the year.  If you like to make an in-kind donation of some of the below items please email us to arrange a day/time to drop items off at our office.
office@lacatalinafoundation.org

La Catalina Foundation Needs:

  • Books in Spanish or bilingual Spanish/English books for Rural Literacy Project (RLP) 
  • English Storybooks (all levels)
  • ESL teaching materials
  • CDs with songs for English classes (suitable for children through adults)
  • Portable CD player
  • Colored Markers
  • Pencils
  • Glitter
  • Dry erase pens
  • Glue gun and refill glue
  • Cutter
  • Pencil sharpeners
  • Colored Construction Paper
  • Copy Paper
  • Paints (acrylic & water color)
  • Stickers
  • Arts & Crafts supplies for children’s summer Arts & English Camp
  • Sports equipment (volleyball, all purpose balls for games, jump ropes)
  • Lawnmower
  • Wheelbarrow
  • 35 white kid’s shirts (assortment of sm, med and lg) and 5 large adult white t-shirts for Summer Camp
  • Donations for “A Night under the Stars” Auction Fundraiser held annually in February (bikes, art pieces, new & used merchandise, and gift certificates for services)
  • Gifts for teacher appreciation bags (for 30 gift bags for the public school teachers and staff in La Manzanilla every January).  Items needed include small gifts such as office supplies, personal gifts such as candles, soaps, candies, etc.)

 

Kinder Needs:

  • Stapler
  • Glue gun and refill glue
  • Liquid Glue
  • Laminator
  • Tape
  • Markers
  • Folders
  • Large ziploc bags
  • Clips and fasteners
  • Assembly Figures 
  • Colored paper
  • Scale
  • Magnifying Glass
  • Botanical Presses
  •  Microscope
  •  Flip chart
  • Paper Clips
  •  Staples
  • Star stickers
  •  Foamy Letters and numbers
  • Big piece puzzles
  • Building blocks, etc.
  • Stamps
  • Googly eyes
  • Hole punches –varied shapes
  • Pompoms
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Crayons
  • Plastic containers
  • Tweezers
  • Beads
  • Foamy Stickers
  • Face paints
  • Scissors which makes different design cuts
  • Children’s music
  • Musical Instruments
  • Exercise books for preschool students

Middle School Needs:

  • White paper (legal and letter size)
  • Folders  (legal and letter)
  • Markers for whiteboards (blue and black)
  • Envelope-bag (legal and letter)
  • Correction fluid
  • Toner for copiers (Xerox phaser 3117, Xerox phaser 3300MFP y Canon GPR-22)
  • Balls: volleyball, soccer and basketball
  • Whistles
  • Volleyball nets
  • Pump to inflate balls
  • Pump Valves
  • Cardboard
  • Pencils
  • Pens
  • Easers
  • Pencil Sharpener
  • Markers
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Whiteboard Erasers
  • Adhesive tapes (regular and packing)
  • Staplers (6 smalls for paper & 1 large for wood)
  • Staple removers
  • Racks for classroom
  • English Dictionary
  • Geometric wooden games
  • Vinilica paint and primer
  • Waterproofing for roofs
  • Light bulbs
  • Padlocks
  • Tools (hammer, screwdrivers, pliers mechanical, Steelson, electric clamps)
  • Bottles of Floor cleaner (Fabuloso)
  • Large and small trash cans
  • Ladder
  • Wheelbarrow
  • Brooms
  • Mops
  • Rags
  • Dustpans
  • Buckets
  • Pruning shears
  • Large drums (plastic for garbage collection)
  • Cleaning scrubbers
  • Plastic gloves
  • Soap Detergent
  • Hoe
  • Machetes
  • Rakes
  • Hose (300 meters)
  • Flooring
  • Joiner
  • Monetary donations for labor to finish the kitchen floor
  • 5  toilets
  • Urinals