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Greater Cleveland

In Cleveland, backpacks are collected and given to our community partners.

How to Donate a Backpack

  1. Download the supply list.
  2. Go to the store to get a new backpack and school supplies.
  3. Fill the backpack!
  4. Locate your nearest drop location (below) to donate.
  5. Don't forget to post a photo and encourage others to get involved!

If you would like to also organize your own donation drive at your company, club, camp, school, or place of worship, let us know! Visit the Organize a Drive page to learn more.

Use #OperationBackpack for all of your social media posts!

Questions? Email OperationBackpack@voago.org.


Donation Locations

Once you have your supplies ready, you can drop them off at any of these locations before August 8, 2018. And a special thank you to all of our partners who are bringing confidence to kids all over Northeast Ohio!

Cleveland Public Library

Cleveland Public Library

Volunteers of America Thrift Stores

1063 N. Aurora Road, Aurora
27240 Lorain Road, North Olmsted
1480 Pearl Road, Brunswick

Bartels Busack Pet Hospital and Pet Resort

Bartels Busack Pet Hospital Resort & Spa

6270 State Road, Parma


How to Donate a Backpack

If you would like to organize your own donation drive at your company, club, camp, school, or place of worship, let us know! Visit the Organize a Drive page to learn more.

Use #OperationBackpack for all of your social media posts!

Questions? Email OperationBackpack@voago.org

A special thank you to our media partners

Thank you to our Sponsors


Become a sponsor of Operation Backpack.

For more details on becoming a Sponsor, please contact:
Becky Carlino – becky.carlino@voago.org


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