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THE STORY:

One of the most devastating consequences of family homelessness is the impact it has on a child’s education. The stigma of being homeless weighs heavily on these children. If a child goes to school without a backpack or with few supplies, other children will take notice and see a child "in need" rather than just another classmate. 

Volunteers of America-Greater New York has responded to this important community need by offering Operation Backpack®. To learn more about Operation Backpack®, click here. Now in its second decade, Operation Backpack® is one more way Volunteers of America-Greater New York helps vulnerable children have some semblance of a "normal" childhood experience. Currently there are 23,000 NYC kids who call a shelter "home" and most are school age. 

A new backpack full of new supplies can make the difference between a child being excited to go to school and not wanting to go at all. It also relieves the family of an expense they cannot afford. Click here for a list of what goes in the backpacks. 

The success of Operation Backpack® relies 100% on support from the community in the form of financial underwriting, donations of product and services, and spreading the word to engage others in the campaign. You can help a child in need succeed! To discuss becoming a MAJOR FINANCIAL SPONSOR for Operation Backpack 2018 contact Rachel Weinstein at Rweinstein@voa-gny.org or (212) 496-4305.

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To This Fundraiser

$2,267

MONEY RAISED
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  • Davis Brody Bond

     

  • Kasper Knokgaard

    $250

  • Jeff Etherington

    $50

  • Spacesmith LLP

    $300

  • Francesca

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $47.16

  • James Simonelli

    $25

  • Anonymous

     

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Sherif El-Azzazi

    $30

  • Michael Blumstein

    $125

  • Anonymous

    $250

  • Alexander & Helen Taylor

     

  • Raymond Murphy

    $100

  • Bridge

    $25

  • Sarah Roth

    $50

  • Lucia

    $50

  • Michael Ricciardi

    $125

  • Anonymous

     

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Cheryl Davis

    $25

  • Brigitte Shull

     

  • PSG surplus

    $85

  • PSG (Additional)

    $25

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The Team: $2,267 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Donor Comments

PSG (Additional)

PSG (Additional)

DONATION: $25

4 months ago

PSG surplus

PSG surplus

DONATION: $85

Extra cash that we collected after purchasing supplies 5 months ago

Brigitte Shull

Brigitte Shull

5 months ago

Cheryl Davis

Cheryl Davis

DONATION: $25

5 months ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $50

5 months ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

5 months ago

Michael Ricciardi

Michael Ricciardi

DONATION: $125

5 months ago

Lucia

Lucia

DONATION: $50

5 months ago

Sarah Roth

Sarah Roth

DONATION: $50

5 months ago

Bridge

Bridge

DONATION: $25

5 months ago