Help Fill the Cruiser with Back-to-School Supplies

Published on July 23, 2018

ARLINGTON, Va. — Help Arlington County students start the school year prepared to succeed by donating new school supplies and other classroom materials during the Fill the Cruiser Back-to-School Supply Drive. All donated supplies will be provided to Arlington County Public Schools for distribution to teachers and students.

Arlington County Police officers and members of the Arlington County's Commonwealth's Attorney's Office will be collecting donations on Thursday, August 16 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at:

  • The Westover Shopping Center — 5800 block of Washington Boulevard

  • The Fashion Centre at Pentagon City — 1100 S. Hayes Street (main entrance)


Suggested items for donation include:

  • Pens

  • Pencils (#2)

  • Markers

  • Dry Erase Markers

  • Crayons

  • Colored Pencils

  • Highlighters

  • Erasers

  • Glue

  • Folders

  • Notebooks

  • Binders

  • Dividers

  • Loose Leaf Paper

  • Construction Paper

  • Post-it Notes

  • Index Cards

  • Pencil Cases

  • Zip-Lock Bags

  • Tissues

  • Hand Sanitizer

  • Disinfectant Wipes

  • Backpacks


Those wishing to donate supplies but unable to attend the Fill the Cruiser events can drop off donations at Police Headquarters located at 1425 N. Courthouse Road between August 1 — August 16, 2018.

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