Operation Backpack

We are working with United Sisters of Color, a human service organization dedicated to serving our community, to supply 400 under served Boston students with supplies and backpacks for the year and we need your help! This Saturday there will be 3 events to raise funds and in-kind donations for Operation Backpack, an effort to supply under served students with school supplies for the upcoming 2012-2013 school year.

Public Donation Day: We will be accepting monetary and donations of supplies from 2-4 PM this Saturday at Holland Community Center 85 Onley Street, Dorchester MA.

For those who want to look good and feel good too, FITT body Bootcamp is holding a Bootcamp for Backpacks fitness / training event. Get healthy and give back. 9:30-10:30 AM.

There will also be a “Cash Mob” at Dollar Ave from 2-6 to buy supplies to donate. Dollar Ave – 646 Blue Hill Ave Dorchester.

Not sure what to donate?

3-ring binder
1, 3 or 5 Subject Notebook
Circular protractor
Colored pencils
Colored pens
Foreign Language Dictionary
Glue stick
Graph paper
Hand sanitizer
Index cards
Paper clips
Pencil sharpener
Pocket dictionary
Pocket folders
Poster paper
Ruler marked with in and cm
Scientific calculator with fraction key
Spiral notebook

These school supplies are for students in ALL GRADES (1-12). Please keep that in mind when purchasing so that we can have a range of age appropriate items.

Help us reach our goal of 400 backpacks to send 400 students to school with the proper tools and equipment to succeed!

If If you would like to make a monetary donation, we are accepting donations through Paypal. The email address is: achilds@unstoppableassistants.com or make your donation online thru Scope.

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Jacob Leidolf is the Founder, Chief Designer / Creative Director of the Pen and Sword Political Pirates. He also serves as the Director of Art and Communications for Scope Urban Apparel, the Graphic / Arts Editor for Blackstonian.com and Collective Coordinator for the Grassroots Grind Group. Meet Our Team »

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