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Backpack Heroes Oregon 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. You can shop in person and drop off supplies at one of our locations, use this Amazon Wish List or make a $100 donation and we'll do the shopping for you! You can sign up to sponsor a specific youth HERE.

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

Don’t have time to shop? Make a $100 donation and Youth Villages will do the shopping for you.

 


 

Drop off Backpacks/Supplies:

In-person deadline, August 19

Please contact us to schedule a drop off time at all of our locations.

Drop offs can be scheduled Mon-Fri between 9am-5pm.

Locations:

Portland
2507 Christie Dr
Lake Oswego, OR 97034

Bend
1900 NE Division St Suite 201 
Bend, OR 97701

Salem
565 Union St NE Suite 100 
Salem, OR 97301

Contact:

Rachel Lewis
rachel.lewis@youthvillages.org
503-675-2213


Needed items:

  • NEW backpacks/messenger bags (middle & high school)
  • Academic Calendar/planner

  • 1” 3 ring binders

  • Loose-leaf paper, college-rule/wide rule

  • Single and three subject composition notebooks

  • Highlighters

  • Correction tape/white out

  • Sturdy two-pocket folders

  • #2 pencils; pencil box/zipper pencil pouch

  • Blue, red, and black pens

  • Glue stick

  • Colored pencils

  • 3x5 lined white note cards

  • Post-it notes

  • Tissues

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

Don’t have time to shop? Make a $100 donation and Youth Villages will do the shopping for you.

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