Tools for Schools

This hands-on corporate charity event has your group filling backpacks with notebooks, pencils, erasers and other vital school supplies. But they’ll have to earn them in a series of fun mental and physical team challenges.

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Why this event?

School supplies can be expensive – especially for middle and high school students. Tools for Schools provides an easy way for your team to make a difference in your own community by helping prepare young people for healthy, productive lives. 

But of course, this is TeamBonding. That means plenty of fun, along with powerful team building experiences. So your teams will need to earn their school supplies through creative mental and physical team challenges emphasizing cooperation, effective communication and a willingness to roll up their sleeves and get involved.

Another positive outcome? We purchase all school materials used for this event directly from a nonprofit whose mission is to create and support educational opportunities that enrich the lives of children. So above and beyond your backpack donations, your organization is helping to support one of our favorite nonprofits. It all adds up to a nice win for everyone concerned.

Team size
  • 12 - 250+
Time needed
  • 1 - 2 hours
Space requirement

This charitable team building activity works well in nearly any large indoor space. You’ll want a round table with chairs for each team of 6-8 people, plus space within the room for participants to move around freely. You’ll also want a few large rectangular tables at the front of the room to hold all the school supplies.

Ideal for
  • Giving back to your community
  • Highlighting the importance of education
  • Focusing on multi-generational connections
  • Increasing employee engagement
  • Improving team communication

We can easily adjust the length and complexity of this activity to fit your specific needs. We’ll provide the backpacks and everything you need to fill them, but you’re welcome to add items if your group is looking to invest even more. We’ll be happy to coordinate with a specific charity if you already have one in mind, or we can suggest one. We can also incorporate specific company messaging into the event. Just let us know what you have in mind.

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For more than 25 years, we’ve been helping teams like yours enhance open communication and build team camaraderie. If you want to rekindle the bonds your team once shared, or you’re assembling a new virtual team for the post-pandemic world, we are here to help.

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