Last Year

Last summer, through the generosity of many companies and individuals, we were able to pack 950 backpacks full of school supplies, and distribute them to homeless/low-income children through our partners: Rebele Family Shelter, Walnut Avenue Women’s Shelter, Elm Street Mission, Harbor Light Church, Live Oak School District, Inner Light Ministries and Barrios Unidos.

Our Mission

Our mission is to assist low-income/homeless families by providing the tools necessary for their children to be confident and successful in school. Each year we collect new/gently used backpacks plus $25 donations to fill each backpack full of school supplies for the upcoming school year. Our goal for 2017 is to distribute 850 backpacks!

How you can help

  1. Donate a gently used or new backpack.
  2. OR $25 to fill a backpack full of school supplies
  3. OR fill a backpack full of supplies. View list of supplies.


What’s Included

  • Backpack Contents

    Backpack Contents

  • K and 1st Grade Backpack Contents

    K and 1st Grade Backpack Contents

How to Donate

Drop off or mail a backpack and/or a donation to: Lynda Hall, P.O. Box 97, 8 Madrone Avenue, Mount Hermon, CA 95041-0097

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Why We Do This

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Fundraising Progress

Backpacks - Goal is 850
Funds Raised