School Supply Drive and Dates for our Annual Back 2 School Bash!

July 26, 2021

The Cedar Rapids Parks & Recreation Department, Macaroni Kid Cedar Rapids and other local businesses have teamed up to offer another annual Back 2 School Bash beginning August 9-14, 2021, at 15 different stops through the Rollin Rec Mobile. Kids in the corridor will receive school supplies donated through various sponsors. Rollin Rec stops also include crafts, games, entertainment and free meals/snacks. Check out the Rollin Rec stops at this link:

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We need your help –  please consider donating or sponsoring our Back to School Bash so that we can hand out as many school supplies as possible to our community!


School Supply Drive! School supplies are being collected to pass out to youth at 15 Rollin Rec stops throughout Cedar Rapids Neighborhoods. 

School supplies needed include:

standard ruler 

bottle of WHITE glue

box of 24 crayons washable

box of CLASSIC colored Washable markers

composition notebook

1 inch Binder

large eraser or package of pencil top erasers

pair of ear buds (headphones)

pair of Fiskar scissors (metal blade, blunt end)

package #2 pencils (at least 24)

package blue or black pens 

package colored pencils

package red pens

small hand pencil sharpener

highlighters (any color)

package of wide lined notebook paper

dry erase markers- low odor only

Spiral notebooks – wide lined- green, red, blue, black

folders: red, blue, purple, green

large glue sticks

Pencil box

and more!

School Supply Drop Box locations:

Prestige Dance Studio - 5005 Blairs Forest Ln NE Suite D  

Twin Pines - 3800 42nd St. NE

City Service Center   - 500 15th Ave SW

Jones Club House - 2901 Fruitland Blvd SW

If you would like to be a sponsor of our event, please email with BACK TO SCHOOL SPONSOR in the subject line. We'd love to have you! 

Follow our event on FACEBOOK.

Thank you to Prestige Dance Studio for being one of our proud partners of this event. 

Prestige Dance Studio has been proudly serving the Cedar Rapids community and offering dance classes since 2013. You can expect quality dance classes, a family environment, and SO much opportunity for your child to grow.  We would love to have your family join us!

5005 Blairs Forest Lane NE Suite D
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402