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THE STORY:

Last year every child who called a NYC Shelter "home" started school with a new, full backpack, just like every other kid in the class. This made a huge difference. THANK YOU. 

 

LET'S DO IT AGAIN!

 

Operation Backpack® is seeking financial sponsors for our 2017 campaign.

 

 

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!

 

THANK YOU, on behalf of the children. Meet some of them here.

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$565

MONEY RAISED
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  • Catalina Hidalgo

    $10

  • Jennifer Pascalli

    $10

  • Allie

    $25

  • Cathy Marie

    $25

  • Ayisha Bennett

    $20

  • Bri Hansen

    $10

  • Irma Morales

    $25

  • Richardson Family

    $25

  • GLENDA MUNIZ

    $50

  • Atiya

    $40

  • bonnie hahn

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $250

  • Anonymous

     

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57% Raised of $1,000 Goal

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The Team: $565 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Catalina Hidalgo

Amount Raised

$260

 

26% Raised of $1,000 Goal

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Danielle Felicissimo

Amount Raised

$250

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Bri Hansen

Amount Raised

$35

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Ayisha Bennett

Amount Raised

$20

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Laura Moron

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Donor Comments

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

9 months ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $250

9 months ago

bonnie hahn

bonnie hahn

DONATION: $25

9 months ago

Atiya

Atiya

DONATION: $40

11 months ago

GLENDA MUNIZ

GLENDA MUNIZ

DONATION: $50

12 months ago

Richardson Family

Richardson Family

DONATION: $25

12 months ago

Irma Morales

Irma Morales

DONATION: $25

12 months ago

Bri Hansen

Bri Hansen

DONATION: $10

12 months ago

Ayisha Bennett

Ayisha Bennett

DONATION: $20

12 months ago

Cathy Marie

Cathy Marie

DONATION: $25

12 months ago