Donation Bin at Silvermine Market in New Canaan Supports Local Kids in Need of School Supplies

In preparation for the upcoming school year, Emperor Tutoring, a student-run tutoring company based in Fairfield County, is supporting the United Way of Western and Coastal Connecticut with its annual Back-to-School Supply Drive.

The United Way of Western and Coastal Connecticut serves 27 communities through programs, partnerships, and community investments. Their mission is to improve the lives of hardworking households and to create lasting change. 

Emperor Tutoring will place donation boxes in the following locations and accept donations until August 14th. When shopping for school supplies over the next few weeks, please consider purchasing extra items to drop off at the following local organizations beginning July 24th:

  • Silvermine Market, 1032 Silvermine Road, New Canaan, CT

There are also several donation bins in Wilton:

  • Trackside, Teen Center of Wilton, 15 Station Rd, Wilton, CT

  • Stop & Shop, 5 River Rd, Wilton, CT

  • SDSS Martial Arts of Wilton, 5 River Rd, Wilton, CT

  • Wilton Dental Associates, 44 Old Ridgefield Rd, Suite 212, Wilton, CT

  • SoBol Wilton, 21 River Rd, Wilton, CT

  • Kumon Math and Reading Center of Wilton, 5 River Rd, Suite C7, Wilton, CT

  • Wilton Quaker Meeting, 317 New Canaan Rd, Wilton, CT

  • Village Market, 108 Old Ridgefield Rd, Wilton, CT (Starting August 1st)

United Way has asked for the following supplies:

  • Elementary school backpacks

  • 2-pack rectangular erasers

  • 2-pack Elmer’s glue sticks

  • 10-pack No. 2 pencils

  • 24-pack Crayola crayons

  • 24-pack Crayola colored pencils

  • 12-pack thick magic markers

  • Children’s scissors

  • Spiral notebooks

  • Pocket folders

  • Composition notebooks

In addition, Emperor Tutoring is pledging $100 to facilitate the supply drive and purchase school supplies.

To learn more about Emperor Tutoring’s initiative, please visit their “Giving Back” page here. If you would like to support United Way directly, a link to their website for virtual donations will be posted on all donation boxes, as well as here.

For more information, please visit United Way’s website, or email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


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