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Palatine Township 2020

Apple Tree Campaign “Kick Off”


Palatine Township’s Apple Tree Campaign is launching its 32nd year!! The success of this program is attributed to the overwhelming support and generous donations. Because of you, backpacks full of donated school supplies are provided to underprivileged students so that they can start the school year prepared and ready to learn. Please bring your donation of new school supplies to Palatine Township.

Backpacks (medium and large sizes needed)* Glue Sticks*
Backpacks (character style) Highlighters (blue, pink, green, and orange)*
Ball Point Pens ( blue and red) Kleenex*
Binders (3 ring 1”, 2” and 3”)* Black or White only Pencils #2
Colored Pencils Pencil Cases (plastic or vinyl zippered)
Colored Markers (thin and broad tip 8-10 count) Pencils-Twistable colored (12 count)
Composition Notebooks (wide ruled) Plastic Pocket Folders (with and without prongs)*
Crayons (8, 16, 24, 48 and 64 count packs) Rulers
 Crayons 8 count Large size Scissors (7” pointed)
Crayons Twistable (24 count) Spiral Notebooks (wide ruled)
Erasers (rectangle pink) Sharpie Markers (black fine)*
Expo Markers (black/blue/red bullet and wide tip)*  White Glue (8 oz bottles)

* Items most needed>


You can also shop our Amazon wish-list Click To Shop.

Please select the Palatine Township’s Gift Registry Address as the delivery address. ALL ITEMS ON OUR WISH  LIST HAVE BEEN PURCHASED.


Monetary donations to purchase school supplies are also appreciated.

You can donate online on our Donate page HERE

You can designate your donation directly for Apple Tree by adding a note to the donation.

Please make checks payable to Palatine Township Needy Family Fund and mail to Palatine Township, 721 S. Quentin Rd, Suite 101, Palatine, IL 60067.    (Please write Apple Tree in the memo part of your check.)

Donations may be dropped off during normal business hours at the Township Palatine locations from July 1 through July 29, 2020. There will be a bin outside the Township to drop off if you are uncomfortable to coming inside.

If you have questions about the program please contact Lori at or Judy at

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