Meeting the needs of All Students in our District
Project Gift Box
Project Gift Box needs your help to make the holidays a little brighter for our students! Please use this link https://www.timetosignup.com/operationwildcat/sheet/1350880 to sign up and fulfill these gift card requests for our families in need this holiday season!! All gifts need to be turned into the District Office by Friday, December 1st. Thank you very much for your kindness and generosity, and please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions. Raina Beckett, email@example.com, or Ann Marie Bolish, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Project Tannenbaum Help Needed 12/5
Project Tannenbaum offers Christmas items (artificial Christmas trees, live Christmas tree certificates, ornaments, lights, etc) to families in our school district. Volunteers are needed to set up, help with distribution, and clean up on Wednesday, December 5th! Even if slots are filled, feel free to contact Patti Herring at email@example.com to let her know which timeframe you would like to volunteer. We welcome all volunteers!
Furniture Items Needed
Twin mattresses and box springs
Carpet Shampooer in good working condition.
Items must be in good condition. If you have any of these items to donate, please contact Maureen at 717-773-1988, firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you for helping our families!
Project Books is looking for books with more diversity and ESL books. Graphic novels are also a big request, primarily from the 4th-5th grade level teachers. These books will be used to supplement classroom libraries. If you have any of these books, they can left in the OW bin at MMS (preferably), OW bin at any district building or contact the project chair Holly Anderson email@example.com to make arrangements.
Project Clothes Items Needed
Please only donate new or slightly used clothing; do not donate any torn or stained clothing. We want clothing your children have outgrown, not outworn . Note: we accept only NEW socks and NEW underwear. To help us with sorting donations, please mark the bag on the outside. If possible, please leave donations at MMS.
Boys toddler sneakers 10, 11, 12, 13
Girls sneakers 2, 3, 4
Men's sneakers 9, 10, 10.5
Sports bras - all sizes
Men’s athletic clothing M/L
Sneakers, all sizes, in good condition
Women’s Juniors Leggins/joggers/sweatpants All sizes
Men’s joggers-athletic pants- all sizes
Men's jeans sizes 28/30
Men's Hoodies/athletic tops size medium
Help Needed at OW Warehouse
If we are going to continue holding the Yard Sale, we need help year round. It takes many hands to receive donations, organize, sort, price and skid the donations. All that the volunteer needs to do is accept donations at the warehouse. Instructions on what OW takes and where to place the donations will be posted at the warehouse, as will contact information for any questions. Students are welcomed! NOTE: In case of inclement weather the warehouse will be closed. Warehouse is located at 507 N. York Street, Mechanicsburg, 17055. Turn on to Pleasant View Drive - 1st left into parking lot to Dock Door 1.
Questions – call or email Maureen at 717-773-1988. The twice-yearly Yard Sales are OW’s only fundraiser – it can only continue with your help.
Address: 507 N York Street, Mechanicsburg 17055. Turn on to Pleasant View Drive. Make 1st left into parking lot- stay straight to dock door 1. Skids will be in the area of dock door #1. Donations are on a "no contact" basis with all boxes and containers being placed on the skids outside the warehouse. OW Warehouse is open most Saturdays and Sundays 1-3pm
At the present time(due to all the donations received and lack of space) we are NOT taking:
Furniture (must be pre-arranged with pictures first)
Glassware - cups/mugs- vases
canister vacuums/ floor steamers/cleaners
Used Pillows (bed or decorative)
old tv sets/old stereo equipment
artificial Christmas trees
and items that have seen their day and need to be disposed of!
If you have furniture items to donate please contact Maureen at 717-773-1988, firstname.lastname@example.org to make arrangements for drop-off/pick-up.
A tax receipt if available for all donations.
If you have a question on whether or not we can take an item - contact Maureen at 717-773-1988, email@example.com
PLEASE DO NOT DROP OFF DONATIONS WHEN THE OW WAREHOUSE IS NOT OPEN!
Volunteers Needed to Assist with Furniture Pick-ups & Deliveries
Volunteers are needed to assist with the pick-up/drop-off of furniture items in the District. All items for pick up are either left outside or are in the garage - no heavy lifting up/downstairs!
For deliveries - all items are delivered to the families' doorstep.
There are no set days'/times to help - we work around the volunteers' and the families' schedules.
For more information, or if you have any questions, please contact Kaleb Dissinger at firstname.lastname@example.org.
MASD School Board Meetings on YouTube
Meetings of the Mechanicsburg Area School District Board of Directors are NOW recorded and livestreamed for transparency and increased public access. The livestream, along with recordings from previously held meetings, can be found at this link. https://www.youtube.com/@masdschoolboard
MASD needs a minimum number of subscribers to livestream. Right now all meetings are just recorded. Please click on youtube link to subscribe even if you don't plan to watch. We can all do our part to make this happen for our local school board and parents. Please share this info.
December 1st Gift Box donations due
December 5th Project Tannenbaum Distribution
December 6th Project Gift Box Distribution
April 19 - 20 OW Spring Yard Sale