Back to School with Sunday Friends

Sunday Friends
"School is important for my children because they can have a better future and a good career and they won't struggle like we struggled."- Sunday Friends Mom

School supplies are the essential tools of success for our children. Sunday Friends ensures that over 700 children each year can acquire what they need through our programs.

In 2016, the Back-to-School "shopping" kicked off with a big event on Sunday, August 14 and continued throughout the coming school year - and beyond. The story is best told through the following photos from that special day. Enjoy the pictures of happy, proud children showing off their new backpacks (which they earned themselves) in 2016!

In 2017, the big Back-to-School shopping event will take place on August 13. Please contact if you would like to talk about running a school supply drive in 2017 - or start by reading Organize a Back to School Drive.

Please help us thank the following organizations, as well as many individuals and families, who collected, purchased and/or funded school supplies in 2016:

Basis Independent School Silicon Valley, Coherent, Inc., Congregation Etz Chayim, Evergreen Presbyterian Church, Family Giving Tree, Girl Scout Troop 60280, Hands on Bay Area, Immanuel Lutheran Church, Los Gatos Rotary Club, Mission City Community Fund, Monta Vista High School Leadership Program, National Charity League (NCL) Orchard Valley, Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E), Project Connect, Santa Clara County Realtors Foundation, Waddell & Reed, Women’s Networking Alliance Chapter 111.

See our 2015 Back to School shopping day

See our 2014 Back to School shopping day

See our 2013 Back to School shopping day