Back to School Drive for Mary’s Place

Mary'sPlace_BTSMary’s Place is getting hundreds of kids ready to go back to school this fall! BALLARD ELKS #827 is on a mission to support them by collecting and filling 20 backpacks. Please help us reach this goal by dropping off items from their wish list at the Lodge in the bin marked “Mary’s Place Back to School Extravaganza” outside of the bar before August 15th.

Their wishlist includes:
-Sneakers and socks ages 5-18
-Jeans and T-shirts ages 5-18
-12″ rulers
-Black or Blue pens
-#2 Pencils
-Yellow Highlighters
-Pink Pearl Erasers
-Colored Pencils
-Elmer’s School Glue
-1″ three ring binders
-3×5 white, ruled index cards
-Spiral notebooks
-Basic calculators
-Gift cards for school supplies and clothing

For more wish list items, visit

If you don’t have time to shop, we’ll be accepting cash donations, too!

Questions or want to help?