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For many of our program participants with school-age kids, purchasing backpacks and school supplies can be cost prohibitive. They need to focus on paying for basic living expenses like food and rent.

Help children in our programs by donating backpacks full of school supplies! Contribute to Avivo’s backpack and school supply drive for the upcoming school year.

Items we need:

A young girl selects a backpack at 2017’s Wells Fargo Backpack Giveaway for Avivo participants.

Ways you can help:

  • Share this post – help us get the word out
  • Host a drive with your co-workers, neighbors, faith community, or friends
  • Make an in-kind donation of supplies
  • Host a packing party to assemble the supplies and backpacks
  • Make a donation to Avivo Build-A-Backpack

If you have questions or would like to get involved, please contact Rebecca Bedner at 612.752.8030 or rebecca.bedner@avivomn.org.