Back to school drive august 23rd

At Anthem Church our mission is to lead people to Know Christ & to make Him Known. And one way we love to make Christ known in our city is by serving our city!

With that in mind, we are hosting a big backback giveaway Sunday, August 23rd with the goal of giving away over 200 backpacks packed full of school supplies!

There are two ways to be a part of this year's Back To School Drive:


We are collecting the following items that can be dropped off at our building located at 6947 Hohman Avenue, Hammond, Indiana. Donations are being accepted from August 12th - 22nd, Monday - Saturday from 7a to 5p. All donations can be left in between the front doors of the front entrance.

We are looking for the following items. This list was given to us from the city of Hammond School District:

  • Boxes of Crayons

  • Packs of 24 no2 pencils

  • Scissors

  • 1 Subject Notebook

  • Pencil Pouches

  • 4 Pack black Dry Erase Markers

  • Pencil Sharpers

  • Packs of Glue Sticks

  • Two Pocket Folders

  • 4 Pack Yellow Highlighters

  • 2 Pack Pink Erasers

  • Packs of Loose-Leaf Paper

  • Pack of Color Pencils

  • Packs of 8 Colored Markers

  • Packs of Post it Notes

  • Packs of Black Ink Pens

  • Packs of Post-it Notes


A backpack full of supplies can be purchased for $20. To purchase a backback(s) click HERE & put BACKPACK in the memo line!

All backbacks will be given away on Sunday, August 23rd.

If you have any questions feel free to comment below, email us at or call us at 219-803-6713.