School Supply Drive, Free Kids Event, & End of Summer Fun!

Dartmouth Mall is celebrating the upcoming academic year by encouraging our local community to “Let’s Pull Together!” Dartmouth Mall is partnering with local nonprofit, United Way of Greater New Bedford, to set all students up for a successful school year.

From August 1 through September 6, shoppers can drop off their donations of backpacks and school supplies for students in need. The donation bin is conveniently located Center Court. Shoppers will also be able to check the progress of how much has been collected and encourage the community to “Let’s Pull Together!”

“We want this school year to be a success for students, and with the partnership of United Way of Greater New Bedford, we are excited to provide tools for students to reach their
achievements,” said Beth Zager, Marketing Director for Dartmouth Mall. Being prepared for learning with the essential supplies is the first step for students to reach their academic goals.

Suggested supplies for the drive include:

  • Backpacks
  • Lunchboxes
  • Pens and pencils, Highlighters, Colored pencils, crayons, and markers
  • Glue sticks
  • Folders, Notebooks & Loose-leaf paper

To assist shoppers in their search for school supplies and backpacks to support the “Let’s Pull Together” drive, items can be found at the following retailers:

  • JCPenney
  • Five Below
  • Burlington
  • Old Navy
  • Macy’s
  • Claire’s

You can also purchase items from United Way's wish list.

Dartmouth Mall will also ring in the new school year by hosting the “Back to School Get Together ” Saturday, Saturday, August 27th.” Families are encouraged to bring a donation to the school supply drive. Kids will have the opportunity to decorate notebooks (while supplies last) and enjoy other activities including characters, games and more!
In case you’ve missed it! We’ve had some additions at Dartmouth Mall. Don’t forget to stop by Zumiez on your next visit. Also, coming Soon! Dartmouth MALL will welcome WOW and Skechers this fall! Wow is over 26,000 sq. ft of high end fitness offering tons of cardio, weight room and group classes. Skechers is a lifestyle and athletic footwear and apparel for men, women and kids filled with innovative comfort technologies.

Dartmouth Mall is anchored by Burlington, Jcpenney, Macy’s, AMC cinema, and Aldi’s. It features more than 70 local, regional an national retailers, including Hollister, Francesca’s Collections, American Eagle, Bath & Body Works, H&M, Express, Carter’s, Torrid, Hollister Co., Old Navy, and Yankee Candle. Dartmouth Has a great lineup of popular dinning options, which include Olive Garden, Panera Bread, Rainoni’s and Buffalo Wild Wings.