Rock Elm Tavern Hosts Backpack Drive to Help Local Students

A backpack full of school supplies donated to the Rock Elm Tavern backpack drive.
Get $10 off your next visit to Rock Elm Tavern with a backpack donation.

By: Margie Newman

Rock Elm Tavern in Maple Grove and Plymouth are offering patrons $10 for use towards their next visit in exchange for donations of new backpacks. 

The backpacks and other school supplies will be given to help children in need get the supplies they need as they get ready for the school year.  

The Maple Grove restaurant will bring donations to CROSS Services, and the Plymouth location will bring donated supplies to Interfaith Outreach.

While all school supply donations are welcome, Rock Elm’s offer for $10 towards a patron’s next visit is only valid with the donation of a new backpack.

Other needed school supplies:

  • Highlighters
  • Crayola markers
  • Red pens
  • Pencil sharpeners with receptacle
  • Scissors (pointed-tip)
  • Pencil boxes
  • Index cards (3×5, lined)
  • Earbuds
  • Glue sticks
  • Spiral notebooks (wide/college rule)
  • Composition notebooks (wide rule)
  • Binder dividers
  • 3-ring binders (1 inch)
  • Loose-leaf paper (wide/college rule)
  • Graph paper (1/4 rule)
  • Pocket folders
  • Colored pencils (12-count)
  • Pencils (No. 2 and mechanical)