Operation Backpack is Volunteers of America-Greater New York’s campaign that counts on the NYC community and beyond, to ensure that every New York City student living in a homeless shelter has a new backpack full of school supplies for the first day of school. Join in the cause and donate to our team in support of Operation Backpack!
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Duane Reade is proud to once again offer up its stores throughout NYC as official Operation Backpack drop off locations for donated backpacks and school supplies starting July 14. Duane Reade customers will also be able to donate in store via pinpad at checkout from July 13th to 26th. We’re proud to be a part of this vital campaign to help our city’s most vulnerable students – please join us!