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Office: 850.469.5676
Fax: 850.469.5335


Jo McArthur
Coordinator Community Involvement


Joyce Knight


Kim Stefansson
Public Relations Coordinator

Community Involvement

Welcome back teachers, students and volunteers!


Many schools now require students to wear uniforms and many students still need uniforms to wear to school!  All sizes from 4T to adult are needed.  You can drop donations off at the Hall Center, 30 E Texar Drive, 32503 - Label Community Involvement

Schools need:

Khaki pants, shorts and skorts

Collared (polo style) shirts - navy, red and white 





Closed toed shoes suitable for playground and PE

Thank you all who donated to Cram the Van!

Cram the Van, the school district approved supply drive, kicked off June 1 for the 2017-2018 school year. Serving the community since 1999, Cram the Van provides schools with the tools necessary to succeed and reduces the stress on teachers who spend their own money to supplement materials in the classroom. In Escambia County, 61 percent of our students are eligible for free or reduced lunches. By combining resources, our community can show a united effort as it supports our schools to ensure a brighter tomorrow.

In 2016, our generous community distributed $78,000 in supplies to 61 area schools, helping over 9,300 children in need. 130 volunteers gave 630 hours of their time to sort, count and package supplies. Over 35 local businesses held collection drives or donated supplies. Countless members of our community came together to ensure the success of our students and made a $94,000 impact in our schools. 

Ways to get involved:

GIVE: Host a school supply collection drive or make a donation. Collection drive efforts and donations directly impact a student’s ability to learn and send them back to school with a smile! 

VOLUNTEER: Individuals and groups can volunteer to support Cram the Van by helping with sorting, counting and distributing of school supplies. Volunteers are essential to supporting the 9,300 students who were given supplies last year. Email volunteer@unitedwayescambia.org to get connected. 

ADVOCATE: United we fight. United we win. Grow the impact of your caring by combining your independent school drive with Cram the Van. TOGETHER we can ensure more Escambia County students win. 

School Supply List: 
#2 pencils
Composition notebooks (wide and college ruled)
Copy paper
Crayola Crayons
Dry erase markers
Elmer’s glue (bottles and sticks)
Fiskars scissors
Folders with pockets and prongs
Notebook paper (wide and college ruled)
Pens (black and blue)
Plastic Pencil Boxes
Zippered binders

Drop-off Locations:
Angels Garden (1208 N 12th Ave)
Beach Community Bank- Garden St. (33 West Garden Street)
Beach Community Bank- Nine Mile (9329 Palafox Street)
Beach Community Bank-Cordova (4465 Bayou Blvd)
Central Credit Union--Cordova Office (4964 Bayou Blvd)
Central Credit Union--Downtown Office (308 North Spring Street)
Central Credit Union-Home Office (1200 E 9 Mile)
Central Credit Union--W St Office (6200 North W. Street)
Emmanuel Sheppard & Condon (30 S Spring Street)
Newks – Downtown (400 E Chase Street)
Pensacola State College Bookstore (1000 College Blvd, Student Center, Building 5)
Virginia College (312 E 9 Mile Road, Suite 34)
Walmart (2650 Creighton Rd)
Walmart (4600 Mobile Hwy #122)
WEAR-TV Channel 3 (4990 Mobile Hwy)
United Way of Escambia County (1301 W Government Street)
Sandy Sansing Pensacola Dealerships (ANY)

For more information on how to get involved with Cram the Van for the 2017-18 year, please call 434-3157 or email cramthevan@unitedwayescambia.org. Click here to download the program flyer, and here to download volunteer opportunities. To notify your child's school that he or she needs supplies, dial 2-1-1. 



Community Involvement Pictures

Community Involvement Calendar of Events

International Visitors Learn about ECSD & Community Involvement/Mentor Programs

A team of representatives from the Youth Inspiring Leadership and Civic Participation Project, a program sponsored by the U.S. State Department, have been visiting Pensacola for the last few days and stopped by the J.E. Hall Center today to learn about the ECSD Youth Motivator Mentorship Program from Jo McArthur, ECSD's Community Involvement Coordinator.

McArthur explained, "They learned about the Escambia County School District, different services offered to our students & families, the demographics of our county and unique challenges we face in Pensacola regarding education. The focus of the presentation was on the Mentorship program: it's structure, vetting process, mechanics and how they might implement such a program in their home countries. 
It was a lively, interesting dialogue and the visitors from Liberia, Nauru, Nepal, Nicaragua, Sierra Leone and Singapore were full of questions and loved their last session of a five day visit to our city. They have learned about many different facets of our city from government, civic organizations, agencies that support youth programs and have even spent time at the beach."

"We are honored to have hosted them in our District and wish them safe travels to the remaining cities and back to their home countries, " said McArthur.

Other stops during their stay included the Pensacola City Council, AMIkids Pensacola Day Program, Big Brothers and Big Sisters of NW Fla, the Supervisor of Elections office, the National Flight Academy, Ocean Hour Florida, the U.S. Congressional District Office, and they had time to socialize with local host families. The visitors came from Liberia, Nauru, Nepal, Nicaragua, Sierra Leone and Singapore. They have also visited Washington D.C. and Portland, Oregon. From here, they will visit Boston, Mass. before returning home. Other city teams went to Charlotte, NC; Cleveland, OH; and Tulsa, OK.