Community School Supply Drive with the Written in Red Foundation


The Written In Red Foundation is sponsoring a School Supply Drive for the children in our community! The foundation has partnered with local businesses for a contest and bragging rights for the most supplies donated. Get all the details below!

You can drop off the supplies at any one of the following locations:
Kith & Kin Roasting Co., Henry’s BBQ, First American Bank, First National Bank, Western Bank, Family Fitness Center, Redline Fitness, Artesia Racquetball Club, Artesia Police Department, Holly Energy, Devon Energy, West Main Baptist Church, Catalyst Church, Faith Baptist Church,
First Baptist Church, Artesia Daily Press, & Tate Branch Dealership

We are having a competition to see which Artesia business listed here can donate the most school supplies. So help your favorite businesses by donating the items at their place of business. The winner will get full bragging rights as well as lots of social media attention!!

Here is the list of supplies needed:
24 packs of crayons

#2 yellow wooden pencils

wide ruled notebook paper

1 subject spiral notebooks


composition notebooks


glue sticks

Fiskar scissors

white glue

colored pencils (12 or 24 pack)

dry erase markers

pencil top erasers

1” 3-ring binders

2 pocket folders with and without brads



You can also go to and buy items off our school supply wish list.

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