Bill's Elves School Supply Drive


KENS5 Bills Elves and Jon Wayne Heating and Air  Jon Wayne Heating & Air Conditioning has teamed up with KENS5's Chief Meteorologist Bill Taylor and the "Bill's Elves Project": A school supply drive benefiting the Child Protective Services.

There are over 6,000 children in the San Antonio area who, because of previous abuse or neglect, are now under the care of the Child Protective Services.  These children are in need of school uniforms and supplies as they head into the new school year.

How Can You Help?

Donations will be accepted August 6th to August 10th via one of the following methods:

  • Call Jon Wayne at 210-293-6700 to arrange one of our trucks to pick up your items.  For your generous donation, Jon Wayne will reward you with an exclusive valuable coupon.
  • Drop off your new school supplies at a Generations Federal Credit Union location or donate to the fund online at
  • Drop off your new school supplies to KENS5's Studio on Monday, August 6th to Friday, August 10th during the 6pm news.


Here's the list of most-needed items in order of greatest need:                          

  • Uniforms
  • Tennis Shoes
  • Backpacks
  • Binders (3-ring, various sizes 1 - 3 inch)
  • Folders with pockets, some with brads (all colors)
  • Highlighters
  • Markers (not permanent or sharpies)
  • Coloring Pencils
  • Scissors
  • Calculators
  • Socks
  • Spiral notebooks (all colors)
  • Notebook paper
  • Yellow writing tablets (8.5 x 11 wide ruled)
  • Dividers
  • Pencils
  • Pens (blue, black, and red)
  • Pencil (supply) Boxes
  • Pencil Sharpeners
  • Index cards with lines (3x5)
  • Crayons
  • Rulers
  • Zipper cases (large, mesh zipper cases for binders)
  • Glue Bottles or Sticks
  • Construction paper
  • Graph paper
  • Erasers
  • Protractors
  • Kleenex tissue
  • Toiletry items (sample or travel size)
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Latex gloves for science projects
  • Post It Notes
  • Batteries (double and triple A sizes)
  • Ziploc gallon and quart size bags
  • Dry erase expo markers (low odor)



Quick Donation Info:

Donations Accepted August 6th to August 10th

Pick Up: Call (210) 293-6700 to arrange for Jon Wayne Heating & Air to pick up your donation.

Drop off: Take your donations to KENS5 Studio during the 6pm news between August 6th-10th:

5400 Fredricksburg Rd San Antonio, TX 78229

• Online or In-Person : Donate monetarily online or in-person at any Generations Federal Credit Union Location, or at:





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