We are excited to bring back our Annual Back to School Rally! This event provides students and their parents access to the tools, information, and resources they need to have a successful academic year.

Families receive free school supplies, free immunizations, free physicals, free vision exams, free books, and much more. Help us continue to prepare our children for success!

School Supplies Needed!

  • Glue sticks or bottle
  • Scissors
  • Large pink erasers
  • #2 pencils
  • Colored pencils
  • 24 count box of crayons
  • Blue, black, & red pens
  • Highlighters
  • Dry erase markers
  • Pocket folders with prongs
  • Wide & college ruled spiral notebooks
  • Composition notebooks
  • Wide & college ruled loose leaf paper
  • 3 ring binders
  • Rulers with inches & metrics
  • Zip-lock bags: gallon/quart
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Pencil Sharpeners
  • 10 count box of markers

How can you get involved?

Drop off items at any Mattie Rhodes Location!

Northeast Location: 148 N topping Ave, KCMO 64123

Cultural Arts Building: 1701 Jarboe St, KCMO 64108

Shop our Amazon Wishlist!

Accepting donations until August 4th. Shop fast and easy with from our Wishlist and send directly to our office!

Sponsor a student!

Your contribution of $30 will purchase a uniform top, pants/skirt, socks, and an entire bag filled with school supplies!

Greatest Need: Elementary School Uniforms!

  • Plain athletic socks
  • Navy or white polo style shirts
  • Khaki or navy pants, shorts, or skits

Want to volunteer?

Is your organization interested in participating? Email Hunter Walker at hhendrickson@mattierhodes.org for more information.

Back to School Rally 2022