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LearnStrong with CEAP!

About Back to School at CEAP

Help the kids of our community LearnStrong by providing the supplies they need for a successful school year! CEAP is our community's one-stop-shop for back to school resources like healthy snack kits and low-cost clothing.

CEAP will share LearnStrong backpack kits with a variety of essential and fun school supplies and GrowStrong kits with nutritious, kid-friendly snacks. LearnStrong and GrowStrong kits will be distributed in partnership with Osseo Area Schools in mid-August.

Ways to Engage

Host a fund drive

$25 funds one LearnStrong or GrowStrong kit for a child in our community. With Givebutter, you can even create teams and compete against your coworkers or other departments to raise the most money to invest in our community's future by supporting kids. CEAP will help you set up your Givebutter fundraiser with your personal branding!

Host a Snack or School Supply Drive

Collect snacks or school supplies to fill our LearnStrong and GrowStrong kits. CEAP will provide a barrel, list of most-needed items (or find them on our blog), and some tips & tricks for a successful drive!


Grow your impact by bringing a volunteer group to CEAP to sort donations and assemble LearnStrong and GrowStrong kits! Opportunities are available from 9am-12pm on August 10, August 17, and August 24. Interested in another date? Let us know!

Ready to invest in the future of our community by supporting students? Contact Mark Zobel (individuals, faith groups, and civic groups) or Kathryn Withington (corporate groups and businesses) to get started!