When and where can I drop off backpacks?
Backpacks can be dropped off at our office (address in footer), weekdays between 9am-5pm. To schedule a drop off outside of these hours, please contact Julia Lakes at (510) 667-7635 or email@example.com.
How else can I get involved?
Run a backpack drive at your business, church or in your neighborhood! Simply ask your coworkers/friends to bring in backpacks and supplies, and then drop them off at B:E. You can also make a monetary donation to sponsor a backpack. Give now!
What school supplies should I buy?
Students need a variety of supplies to be successful in school. Below is a list per student.
High school / college backpack list
1 pencil pouch
1 pack blue or black pens
1 pack mechanical pencils
2 sharpie permanent markers
1 three ring binder
1 pack graph paper
1 pack subject dividers
1 pack index cards
3 pocket folders
1 pack college rule loose leaf paper pack
4 spiral note books
2 glue sticks
1 post it notes
1 protractor / ruler
1 hand sanitizer
Thank you for helping young people start off the school year prepared! Your contributions go directly to young people, and the value of your donation is tax-deductible.
For more information, please contact Julia Lakes at (510) 667-7635 or firstname.lastname@example.org.