17th Annual Project Backpack - Every Student Counts

During the 2016-2017 school year, 143 local students pre-K through 12th grade were supported!

Project Backpack supports all local students who need it most in pre-K through 12th grade.

SIGN UPS for the 2017 - 2018 School Year

August 1 through 25

  • Pre-registration required at Helpline's front desk to make appointment for pick-up.
  • A parent or guardian must be present.
  • Students Pre-K through 12th grade attending local schools.


August 30, Wednesday

August 31, Thursday

Does Project Backpack help with other school related expenses?

Yes, such as registration fees and sports and club fees. Year around enrichment programs; after school programs, summer programs, daycare assistance, high school fees, graduation expenses, new school clothes, along with many other education-related expenses are supported by Project Backpack.

How do I get more support?

Parents or guardians in need of further assistance, please make an appointment at the front desk to meet with a social worker and learn more.


Your support helps single parents who work hard but have a rough time making ends meet.

You help students who are helping to care for themselves and their siblings - students who need a last minute item to complete a project.

You assist students whose parents have recently lost a good paying job.

You give students specific needed supplies to help them to be successful.