Backpacks and Supplies for Westlake MS 2020

Update: Our 2021 fundraiser is linked here!

Hello! My name is Greeshma, and I'm a high school student from Pleasanton, CA. I'm currently working with Principal Taylor of Westlake Middle School in Oakland to bring urgently needed backpacks and supplies to its students. The Covid-19 pandemic has caused so many challenges for students and parents, and I hope to alleviate some of their overall stress with this campaign.

I plan to buy 192 backpacks and fill each of them with pencils and pens, notebooks, folders, lined paper, sharpeners, erasers, crayons, and markers. The cost of each backpack and supplies is about $9-10. So far, I have been in touch with a backpack wholesaler, as well as different retail stores, and have started to place orders using the money I have saved up.

The school is scheduled to open on August 10th, just 10 days from now. I would really appreciate any help you may be able to provide; no donation is too small! All of the money will go towards purchasing these backpacks and supplies.

Thank you so much!
  • Anonymous 
    • $25 
    • 17 mos
  • Satya and Sheema Mitra 
    • $200 
    • 24 mos
  • Jaclyn Glenn 
    • $200 
    • 26 mos
  • Kirsten Dansey 
    • $100 
    • 26 mos
  • Beth McCormack  
    • $25 
    • 26 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Greeshma Gundavaram 
Pleasanton, CA
Shishir Gundavaram 

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