School Supply Resources

City of Thornton's Back-to-School Event

Date: Saturday, August 10, 2024
Time: 9:00a.m. - 12:00p.m. 
Location: 9471 Dorothy Blvd. Thornton, CO 80229

Community Connections is partnering with the community and local organizations to help you prepare for going back to school. 

2024 Back-to-School Event Flyer [PDF/1.7MB]

  • Free backpacks and school supplies (while supplies last)
  • Community resources and services
  • Fun activities & food trucks
  • Student must be present to receive backpack

Thank You to All Our Partners:

  • Adams County Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP)
  • Adams County Early Childhood Connections
  • Adams County Health Department Health Enrollment Team
  • Adams County Human Services
  • Anythink Libraries (Branch: York St./Thornton Community Center)
  • Balon USA
  • Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
  • Early Childhood Partnership of Adams County
  • Kids First Health Care
  • Kids in Need of Dentistry (KIND)
  • Mi Casa Resource Center
  • Regional Transportation District (RTD)
  • Tepeyac Community Health Center 
  • Thornton Police Department
  • Vista Eye Care
  • YMCA of Metropolitan Denver

Additional School Supply Resources  

You can check with your student's school, school district or try one of the resources below. As school supply resources are found and announced, they will be listed below. If you know of any available resources not listed here, contact Connections@ThorntonCO.gov to add them to the list!

Packz 4 Kidz in Denver

Date: Saturday, August 10, 2024
Time: 9:00a.m. - 1:00p.m. (or while supplies last)
Location: Denver Museum of Nature and Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd, Denver, CO 80205

Packz 4 Kids in Denver

Adams 12 Five Star Schools Back-to-School Bash

Date: Saturday, August 3, 2024
Time: 8:30a.m. - 11:00a.m. (or while supplies last)
Location: Five Star Stadium, 9351 North Washington Street, Thornton, CO 80229

Adams 12 Five Star Schools Back-to-School Bash

A Precious Child

Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday 9:00a.m.– 5:00p.m.
Location: 7051 W. 118th Ave. Broomfield, Colorado 80020
Phone: 303-466-4272

A Precious Child

The 16th Annual Backpack Giveaway and Nonprofit Community Resource Fair

Date: Saturday, August 3, 2024
Time: 10:00a.m. - 2:00p.m. (or while supplies last)
Location: Sloan's Lake Park, West 26th Ave and Tennyson Street Denver, CO 80212