Ocean Bank Center for Educational Materials

Back-To School Drive


Your support will provide students with the basic necessities to succeed in the classroom. With your help, we can make sure every student in Miami-Dade County begins the new school year equipped and ready to thrive!

The Education Fund Ocean Bank Center for Educational Materials supports all 334,000+ students and 18,000+ teachers in our public schools. Your donations will help ensure that children have the tools they need for academic success.

The Education Fund Ocean Bank Center for Educational Materials is in desperate need of core school supplies for the upcoming school year!


(Highlighted are supplies always needed in bulk)

  • Backpacks
  • Children’s Books (K-12)
  • Construction Paper
  • Composition Books
  • Copy Paper
  • Crayons (24 Count)
  • Dividers
  • Dry Erase Markers
  • Glue Sticks
  • Hand Soap
  • Highlighters
  • Index Cards
  • Erasers
  • Filler Paper (College or Wide Ruled)
  • Pencils
  • Pencil Pouches
  • Pens
  • Pocket Folders
  • Rulers
  • Sticky Notes
  • Scissors
  • Tissues
  • Washable Markers
  • And so much more!

To arrange a bulk donation, donate excess inventory, or start a back-to-school supply drive,
contact Jocelyn Salazar at jsalazar@692887.com or call/text (786) 510-1017


*If you are buying in bulk, we work with select wholesale vendors at special pricing to ensure your dollar is stretched far for every student in Miami-Dade County! Donating funds to The Education Fund to purchase supplies on your behalf guarantees reduced rates on school supplies.