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Expanding to Madison

After a successful start for The Backpack Fund last year, the local charity is expanding its reach to address their detected need in Madison. The charity is committing to fundraising for an additional 100 backpacks and school supply kits to be donated to people in need in Madison.

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7/25/2021

Locations for Supply Drop 2021!

The locations for the Supply Drop 2021 have been announced! Check them out here

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7/18/2021

2020 Recap

Our first supply drop off in 2020 was a success! We have accomplished a lot together, and we are happy to continue moving forward to provide supplies for students.

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5/25/2021

Giveaway Winner Announced

The winner of the Xbox Series X has been announced! Check out the details

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12/21/2020

Xbox Series X Giveaway

The Backpack Fund is giving away an Xbox Series X to one lucky person! Read more to learn how you can enter for a chance to win

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12/7/2020

2020 End of Year Fundraising

The Backpack Fund is continuing its support of students in need in 2021! As you know, our 2020 campaign was a total success, and YOU donated 224 backpacks full of supplies directly to students. Over 300 more were donated to Riverside. All we did was the delivery.

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11/30/2020

2020 Community Impact

In just its first year, The Backpack Fund distributed over 500 backpacks to students in the Riverside Local School District and across Lake County, easing psychological burdens on the students and schools while making them feel a part of the community.

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11/30/2020

Thank You For Supporting The Backpack Fund!

Thank you all for your support of this years implementation!

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09/7/2020

Chick-fil-A Spirit Day with The Backpack Fund

The Backpack Fund is having a spirit day with Chick-fil-A on Mentor Ave. August 19th. Click here to see how you can support us

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8/17/2020

The Backpack Fund Supply Drop

The time has come for us to distribute supplies to the kids in need! Read the info here to figure out where you can pick up your supplies

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8/17/2020

Thank you to everyone that helped us be so successful!

The Backpack Fund has raised nearly $7,000 to help students who are in need! Soon supplies will be distributed. Read more!

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8/17/2020

The Backpack Fund Rallies Community Together for the Second Week in a Row

The Backpack Fund has made a lot of progress during the second week of collecting donations. Important partnerships have been started and new means of advertising the charity have been put into place. Check out all the details!

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8/11/2020

Check Out The Backpack Fund on the Rising Stock Podcast

The Backpack Fund was featured on the Rising Stock podcast. Check it out!

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8/11/2020

The Backpack Fund is on WQGR 93.7 FM Radio

The Backpack Fund is now being advertised on WQGR 93.7 FM

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8/11/2020

Read about The Backpack Fund on The News-Herald!

The Backpack Fund got featured on a story from The News-Herald. Check it out!

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8/5/2020

The Backpack Fund Shatters First week Expectations

In the first week we raised almost $5,000 thanks to the generous support of our community

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8/3/2020

Watch Our Presentation at the Riverside Board of Education Meeting

On July 28th, 2020 Matt Parsons presented to the Riverside Board of Education about The Backpack Fund

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8/3/2020