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Fill ‘er Up Backpack Drive

Support Local Students by Stuffing a Backpack!

July 23 - August 4

This summer, Couch Oil Cares is collecting backpacks and school supplies for students in the Greater Triangle Area. See our suggested supplies list for different age groups below. Please bring your donations to one of our collection sites between July 23 – August 4 during normal business hours. Stuffed backpacks and/or individual items are accepted. You may also make a monetary donation by clicking the button below.

Collection Sites


Durham Bulls Athletic Park

* Main Lobby during business hours or at game time *

409 Blackwell Street

Couch Oil Durham

* During normal operating hours *

2907 Hillsborough Rd

Couch Oil Apex

* During normal operating hours *

1009 Schieffelin Rd.

Couch & Co

* During normal operating hours *

4630 Hillsborough Rd.

Supply List...

Elementary School Supply List

  • Junior/child’s backpack (New or Gently Used)
  • #2 pencils
  • Pink Erasers
  • Pencil Case
  • Red Pens
  • Blue Pens
  • Ruler
  • Children’s scissors
  • School Glue
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Wipes
  • Wide ruled spiral notebooks
  • plastic pocket folders w/brads
  • Colored pencils

High School Supply List:

  • Adult size Backpack (New or Gently Used)
  • #2 pencils
  • Black/blue Pens
  • Highlighters
  • Multi subject binders
  • Spiral notebooks
  • Loose college lined paper
  • Colored pencils
  • Color Markers
  • Calculator (New or Gently Used)

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