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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.

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.

Check Out The Backpack Fund on the Rising Stock Podcast


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

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

Giveaway Winner Announced


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

Read about The Backpack Fund on The News-Herald!


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

Thank You For Supporting The Backpack Fund!


Thank you all for your support of this years implementation!

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!

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!

The Backpack Fund Shatters First week Expectations


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

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

The Backpack Fund is on WQGR 93.7 FM Radio


The Backpack Fund is now being advertised on WQGR 93.7 FM

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

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