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Backpack Heroes Mississippi 2022

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Every child deserves a great education. They’re counting on heroes like you for that opportunity. A new backpack full of school supplies truly can have a profound impact on a child’s learning experience. You can be a Youth Villages Backpack Hero by donating backpacks filled with school supplies or making a financial contribution to support a child in your community.

 

Here's how it works

Purchase school supplies and backpacks to help a Youth Villages student start the school year off successfully.

Drop off Backpacks/Supplies:

In-person, July 5 - 25
Mon. - Fri., 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Locations:

Biloxi
1641 Popps Ferry Road
Suite A1
Biloxi, MS 39532

Greenwood
200 E. Washington Street
Suite 130
Greenwood, MS 38930

Hattiesburg
15 Professional Parkway
Suite 200
Hattiesburg, MS 39402

Hernando
1558 Monteith
Suite A
Hernando, MS 38632

Jackson
The Atrium Building
805 South Wheatley Street Suite 240
Ridgeland, MS 39157

Meridian
2401 Highway 39 N Suite C
Meridian, MS 39301

Tupelo
252 S. Veterans Boulevard
Tupelo, MS 38804

Contact:

Paige McCormick
Paige.Mccormick@youthvillages.org

Needed items:

  • NEW backpacks for any age
  • (K-college) – male, female, gender-neutral
  • 3-ring binders (1”)
  • Composition books
  • 2-pocket folders
  • Pencils/erasers
  • Pencil pouches
  • Red/blue/black pens
  • Wide-ruled/college-ruled paper
  • Graph paper
  • Colored pencils
  • Markers
  • Rulers/protractors*
  • Highlighters
  • Construction paper (small packs)
  • Glue sticks (no liquid glue)
  • Basic/scientific calculators

*Youth Villages cannot accept pencil sharpeners, scissors, compasses or metal rulers and protractors.

Don’t have time to shop? Make a $75 donation and Youth Villages will do the shopping for you.

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