Back to School: Set for Success

Supplying every student in RSU 1 with a new backpack and all teacher-required school supplies for the 2018-19 school year.

What is Set for Success?

We have partnered with Solar Star Masonic Lodge and Back to School in Bath to host Back to School: Set for Success, an event that will provide a new backpack and all teacher required 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 every student is starting off on a level playing field and 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.

Make a Donation Today!

Thank you to all of our community sponsors! We have raised $17, 575 and are half way to our goal! We need your help to get us the rest of the way.

Please consider becoming a sponsor or by volunteering on our committee. Call Jamie 443-6856 or email to learn more!

Sunday, August 19, 2018 10am-3pm

Location: Bath Middle School

Admission is 100% free of charge and open to ALL 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!

How You Can Help Set for Success

Make a Financial Contribution!

Support this event by giving a financial gift.
For every $100 donated, we can supply 5 students with the supplies they need for a successful year of learning!

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