Set for Success

Supplying every student in RSU 1 with a new backpack and school supplies each school year.

DONATE: TEXT Set4Success TO 71777

2021 Event

Location: TBD 

Admission is 100% free of charge and open to ALL RSU1 students Pre-K -12!

New Backpack

Every student will receive a brand new backpack or can bring their own if they already have a favorite they'd like to use!

School Supplies

Every student who attends will receive a list from their teacher; they can then "shop" for their supplies free of charge.

Information Highway

Meet community leaders and learn more about local organizations; there will be lots of free gifts & giveaways.

Hair Cuts & Mini Manicures

Students are invited to free hair cuts and mini manicures so that they can look their best on the first day of school!

Clothing Closet

Help yourself to the wide variety of new and gently used clothing available to anyone in the community. 


Let's kick off a new year of learning together by coming together as a community to support every student and their families!

What is Set for Success?

Set for Success will provide a new backpack and school supplies to every student in RSU 1, regardless of need. That's about 2000 students! This event will ensure that all of our students begin the school year on a level playing field, ready for a successful year of learning. 

This is more than just giving out school supplies. It’s a way to make sure that no one falls through the cracks.

It’s about students and families getting to know the community organizations who provide a variety of supports.

It’s about strengthening relationships through face-to-face connections in a fun, celebratory way.

It’s passionately caring for each and every child in our community.

Our goal is to be a safety net for ALL families, to ensure the mental wellness of ALL youth, and ultimately, end suicide.

How You Can Help Set for Success

  • Hair Stylist or Barber

    Are you a hair stylist, barber or manicurist? Register Now! (2021 Link coming soon)

  • Become an Event Volunteer

    Help us the weekend of the event! Sign up online. (2021 link coming soon)

Would you rather send a check?

Please make checks payable to:
Midcoast Youth Center
4 Old Brunswick Road
Bath Maine 04530

Want to buy Supplies to donate?

2021 List Coming Soon

Supply Drop Off Locations:

Drop off donations between July 15-August 12

Hair Creations
Bath Recreation Department
Midcoast Youth Center
Bath United Methodist Church
RSU1 District Office

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