Thank You for Supporting Operation Backpack® 2019!
The outpouring of support and compassion in our communities for Operation Backpack® has been amazing. YOU provided more than 5,000 children in need with backpacks and school supplies across Ohio and Indiana. Thank you! Your support helped thousands of children start the year filled with hope and confidence.
Because of you, a family struggling to make ends meet didn’t have to make a choice between school supplies and paying bills.
Because of you, a little girl is smiling at her unicorn-themed backpack and ready to learn with her new crayons and markers.
It might just seem like a filled backpack, but it provides a sense of normalcy to the otherwise chaotic lives of some children – and you helped them look and feel more like their classmates.
Operation Backpack® was a success because our communities and official sponsors and corporate and community partners rallied together. Our sincere thanks to your commitment and generous hearts. You’ve empowered kids to succeed!
We wish all the school children and their teachers a safe, successful and happy school year.
Thank you to our Sponsors and Partners!
We want to give a special acknowledgement our other official partners who made Operation Backpack® a huge success.
Cleveland Public Library
Cleveland 19 News
Ohio Savings Bank
Columbus Metropolitan Library
Gray Television, Inc.
NBC 4 Stuff the Backpack
Union Home Mortgage
A sincere thank you all the individuals and companies who rallied together to support Operation Backpack® including those below:
11 Athletics Gym
Columbus Medical Assoc. Foundation
Dental Care Plus
Embassy Suites by Hilton Columbus Airport
Fitness Evolution Studio
Goddard School New Albany
Heritage Congregational Church
Hyatt Regency Columbus
Maxim Healthcare Services
Moo Moo Express Car Wash
Northwest Bible Church
Pennoni Associates Inc.
Rocky River Presbyterian Church
STANLEY Assembly Technologies
TGM Meadow View
backpacks donated to children in need in Ohio and Indiana
Amount of donations received to help buy backpacks and supplies
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boxes of school supplies donated