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Backpack Heroes Middle TN 2022

Join us on July 1, 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! Shop in person and drop-off at our workshop, by using this Amazon Wish List link or make a $75 donation and Youth Villages will do the shopping for you.


Drop off Backpacks/Supplies:

In-person, July 5 - 25
Mon. - Fri., 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.


301 Park Plus Blvd., Suite 100
Nashville, TN 37217


Julie Abbott

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 spiral notebooks, 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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