This year, the salvation army decided to put together their own backpack drive, and on tuesday, volunteers packed 700 of them with school supplies, both for elementary students and highschoolers. The back to school backpack distribution program provides backpacks filled with. School is back in session and we received an overwhelming response to our back to school drive. Households in need can get assistance from the salvation army, national retailers, churches, charities as well as nonprofit agencies near you. Every year, the salvation army ketv seven can help kids back to school backpack program provides thousands of children with backpacks, school supplies and free school health checks at four locations. Lucie and okeechobee counties are lieutenants jeff and sheena marquis. The salvation army usa hampton roads va area command. Salvation army programs are led by salvation army officers. South dakota, western iowa, you will find the salvation army.
Time is ticking for kids to enjoy the end of their summer break as calendars turn into august, and stress levels can rise as backtoschool activities beckon to millions of families nationwide. Eon was able to fill 500 backpacks with necessary school supplies, which we distributed through the salvation army to help children in need throughout colorado head back to school prepared for success. Families can apply at the salvation army social service office or. Salvation army to be collecting for back to school book.
Jul 09, 2015 while its still almost two months away, the salvation army is already working hard to make sure every child in our area is prepared for their first day of school. The salvation army and walmart joined forces to provide new school supplies to local children in need during the stuff the bus campaign event. We express our love for christ by serving all people. The salvation army has once again launched their annual backpack and school supply drive to fill 5,000 backpacks with all the supplies kids will need.
Distribution underway at the salvation armys backpack for. Jul 10, 2015 salvation army preparing for back to school backpack drive. Help the salvation army send students in our community back to school this fall, ready to learn. Unfortunately, many students in the colorado community return to school with empty backpacks.
According to the organization, the back to school backpack support our students sos drive goes. Once a child has been registered as an angel, the salvation army. Salvation army backtoschool supply drives big island now. The middle of this month will mark the passing of one year since the start of the flood of 2019. The salvation army in contra costa county also runs a few family or thrift stores. The salvation army of martin, st lucie and okeechobee counties first priority is the safety and protection of those we serve, and those who serve with us. The goal of the effort, in partnership with bc chiropractic association, staples, fitness town, canadian bible society, salvation army thrift stores, starbucks along with media sponsors, breakfast television, omni, cknw and 24. From serving food to balancing the books, they function as the executive directors and the pastors for the nampa corps.
Back to school the salvation army of omaha, nebraska. Fox 10 phoenix salvation army backpack sos drive kicks off. Backpack drive puts all the kids on a level playing field ashley nerbovig ashley. Our backpack program aims to give each child in need a new backpack filled with gradeappropriate school supplies. Back to school the salvation army of milwaukee county. We have made the difficult decision to close the family stores in stuart and ft. Thank you to our sponsors, donors and community friends for helping our neighbors in need to get their kids back to school with the write stuff. Our efforts wouldnt be possible without the support of our hardworking staff and volunteers. Have a backpack drive, or school supply drive in your neighbourhood, and donate. The denver7 pack a backpack school supply drive is alleviating that burden for hundreds of children and their families. Now we comprise five service facilities and serve over 120,000 people each year the salvation army silicon valley is committed to. Lieutenant jeff marquis was born in lincoln, nebraska, to salvation army officers. The back to school backpack distribution program provides backpacks filled with school supplies to children at select milwaukee public schools welcome to the salvation army milwaukee county. This partnership with frys is about changing reality for people in.
Salvation army holds annual backtoschool backpack drive. Each holiday season, the salvation army collects new toys for children whose families are living below the poverty level. The salvation army officially dedicated the naples corps on february 1, 1981, and the naples family services center at the estey avenue campus was dedicated on january 24, 1993. Aug 10, 2018 ketv and the salvation army started the backpack program in 1998.
The salvation army of omaha 2019 back to school backpack. Buckys is proud to partner with ketv and salvation army for this years 7 can help kids back to school backpack drive. The salvation armys love in a backpack program is benefiting 1,500 children a week in washington county. Security services federal credit union boosts salt lake. Thanks to their support, the salvation army massachusetts division was able to distribute backpacks full of muchneeded school supplies and hygiene products at our 8th annual backtoschool. The salvation army first opened its doors in the silicon valley in 1884. The goal of the effort, in partnership with bc chiropractic association, staples, fitness town, canadian bible society, salvation army thrift stores. These officers are responsible to lead by assessing needs, delivering programs and directing ministries for our local community. Jul 10, 2019 fox 10s cory mccloskey has all the details on this years salvation army backpack sos drive. This is the army s fourth year doing an apple tree school supply and backpack drive. Salvation armys first backpack drive to supply 700 local. The salvation army is charged with managing the toys for tots toy collection drive in collier county.
The back to school backpack program provides thousands of children with backpacks and school supplies at locations across the metro. Ketv and the salvation army started the backpack program in 1998. For the sixth straight year, methodist is partnering with ketv and the omaha salvation army for the backtoschool backpack drive to benefit area families. Families face economic hardships and parents cant buy school supplies for their children. Backpack sos in communities across the united states, officers and staff of the salvation army are helping folks keep their heads up despite very trying circumstances. Salvation army preparing for back to school backpack drive. In recognition of that, we will be posting a video series in march which looks back at the salvation army western divisions threestate floodrelief operationand salutes the people who made it happen. Salvation army to gear up for backpack drive events. So, weve teamed up with frys food stores, fox 10 phoenix, bok financial, 99. Its mission is to preach the gospel of jesus christ and to meet human needs in his name without discrimination.
Similar to the salvation army s christmas angel tree program, the program has apples that have a. This partnership with frys is about changing reality for people in our community. Bruce wyatt, left, and al vogelsang pitch in filling backpacks with school supplies for the salvation armys backpack drive. Its part of their annual backtoschool backpack drive. Jul 02, 2018 after hearing about the salvation armys need for backtoschool supplies, brooklyn has generously hosted her backpack drive to benefit our organization the last three years. Jul 01, 2019 7 can help kids backtoschool backpack drive starts monday. Eon was able to fill 500 backpacks with necessary school supplies, which we distributed through the salvation army. The salvation army fills kids backpacks for backtoschool. Salvation army school backpack and supply drive ends today. Help kids get ready for school with the denver7 pack a backpack school supply drive. Get free school supplies find free back to school supply programs.
While its still almost two months away, the salvation army is already working hard to make sure every child in our area is prepared for their first day of school. Since then more than 189,000 local children have gone back to school prepared through the help of this program. The salvation army runs and operates two emergency shelters, serving more than 100 children of all ages, from birth through seniors in high school, on any given day. The salvation army is collecting school supplies to give to children in a backpack and supplies drive. Now through tuesday august 6th bring your donated backpacks and other essential school supplies to the blue barrels inside all buckys stores in the omaha and council bluffs metro area. Distribution of the toys is done via our angel tree program.
Now through tuesday august 6th bring your donated backpacks and other essential. Since 1998, more than 189,000 children have been equipped with new backpacks and school supplies through the drive. Today until 6pm, spokane families are invited to the salvation army for the annual backpacks for kids drive. These are open to the public and allow families to purchase items, whether for school, their home, apartment, or anything. Salvation army s first backpack drive to supply 700 local students every year when school registration rolls around, the salvation army of champaign county receives calls about whether the. Have a backpack drive, or school supply drive in your neighbourhood, and donate them to a school in your area. Thanks to the salvation army s back to school book bag drive, about 250 children each year receive book bags stuffed to the brim with the supplies they need to get their years off to the right. Parents will soon be scavenging the store aisles to grab the school supply items requested by that ohsospecific new teacher, but amid the. Thank you to our 2019 backtoschool celebration sponsors.
The salvation army of the carolinas 501 archdale drive. Every child can start off the school year set up for success. Drop your items off at our school supply drive, located at. Backpack and school supplies get involved in a community effort for children without necessary school supplies. The salvation army is busy getting bins ready to head out to area fred meyer, riteaid and shopko stores and. Sponsors, volunteers, and community partners make it possible for us to help more than 3,000 bostonarea students start the school year off right. The salvation army fills kids backpacks for backto. The salvation army is seeking backtoschool supplies for keiki in need with supply drives being held on hawaii island, maui and oahu. Theyre packing em in at salvation army newsgazette. Salvation army holds annual backtoschool backpack drive fox 10 phoenix phoenix ksaz while s. The kids dread showing up on the first day without a backpack, notebooks, pen and pencils, or any of the basics theyll need to succeed. An estimated 600 children are expected to benefit from this years drive.
The salvation army sets children up for success in a variety of ways, through afterschool programs and extracurricular activities, but also by providing children in need with school supplies that will help them start the year off right. Call 4039302700 or 4032200432 to book your appointment. We are distributing backpacks to help kids go back to school. Help kids start the school year right with the ketv. On monday, members of the chiropractic association came to help, and donated 5,000 backpacks to the cause. Thanks to their support, the salvation army massachusetts division was able to distribute backpacks full of muchneeded school supplies and hygiene products at our 8th annual backtoschool celebration on thursday, august 22, 2019 with garden neighborhood charities the philanthropic arm of the td garden, and the city of boston. Salvation army collecting school supplies for back to school drive. Jun 20, 2019 join denver7, les schwab tires and salvation army collect school supplies for children in need. Lehigh valley, pa the salvation army lehigh valley, pa.
The salvation army is distributing activity packs provided by the youth and education department to parents seeking educational material for their school children. Elizabeth catholic school student promoted her backpack drive on facebook. The salvation army runs and operates two emergency shelters, serving more than 100 children of all ages, from birth through seniors in high school, on any given. Backpack, school supply drive on home stretch local news.
From collecting supplies from local donors and partnering businesses, to stuffing backpacks and coordinating events, the salvation army. The salvation army is busy getting bins ready to head out to area fred meyer, riteaid. We are so grateful for the donations of school supplies that were purchased and brought to us by businesses, organizations and individuals to make sure children in our community had the supplies to make this year successful. How to get free back to school supplies from the salvation. Salvation army contra costa county assistance programs. Pierce from monday, march 30th until further notice. Thats why each year the salvation army coordinates backtoschool events and distributions for families in need of a helping hand. School backpacks all children deserve to start the school year off right. Instore shoppers on august 3, 2019 received lists of supplies needed and all they had to do is shop and drop their stuff the bus purchases. Salvation army collecting school supplies for back to school.
Back to school supply drive tool kit the salvation army. Aug 23, 2016 a big thank you to all of our customers and friends who helped support eons 2016 backpack drive for the salvation army. The salvation army grand junction, grand junction, colorado. The salvation army is collecting school supplies to give to children in need. School supply drives are also coordinated by love, inc. The salvation armys back to school backpack distribution program provides backpacks filled with school supplies to children at select milwaukee public schools.
The list of charity organizations that offer back to school supplies, backpacks. Bread, oatmeal, and granola bars are just a sampling of what families are receiving from the army at 10 pickup locations in four school districts. Families with kids are beginning to think about the upcoming school year but for many people we serve, their thoughts arent always happy ones. Fox 10s cory mccloskey has all the details on this years salvation army backpack sos drive. Furniture, vintage goods, tv, computers, and more is sold.
Social services are offered by most salvation army. Free back to school supplies from charities or the salvation army include. The salvation army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal christian church. Jul 08, 2019 ketv, the salvation army and other sponsors will be at methodist womens hospital on friday, aug. The salvation army annually helps more than 23 million americans overcome poverty, addiction, and economic hardships through a range of social services. After hearing about the salvation armys need for backtoschool supplies, brooklyn has generously hosted her backpack drive to benefit our organization the last three years. On monday, members of the chiropractic association.
A big thank you to all of our customers and friends who helped support eons 2016 backpack drive for the salvation army. Salvation army preparing for back to school backpack drive kxly. By the end of august, the salvation army 7 can help kids back to school backpack drive will have distributed more than 11,000 backpacks. The salvation army wants to make a big difference in the support and success of as many of our students in need as we can this year. Parents or guardians must bring id, id for their child a school id or medical record. The majority of the toys are collected through the wellknown angel tree program. Continued from b1 we cooperated with walmart and did the school supply drive saturday, so now were filling all the bags.90 27 1533 696 1191 216 35 112 315 184 1192 1075 1149 1256 929 1217 343 1117 1280 1287 928 520 852 621 788 754 357 389 437 926 122 1472 1289 819