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2023 Dreams & Futures Gift Card Drive
8 days left

Developed as a gang prevention program, MVPD’s award-winning Dreams & Futures is like summer day camp, emphasizing teamwork, self-esteem, decision making and standing strong against drugs, alcohol and gangs. The program is designed for children in grades 4-7 that are considered underserved or children with concern of getting involved in gangs, drugs and/or alcohol use, and who would benefit from positive interactions with counselors and police officers.

The camp is volunteer run, with previous participants returning to help future children.

To help pay for the program's supplies, we are running this gift card drive. These gift cards will be used to purchase food for the children, and they will also be used to reward participants for their participation (e.g., best attitude, hardest working, and more). Some of these cards will also be thank-you gifts to our volunteers for helping with the program.

Your contribution is tax-deductible. For your records, our tax ID is 94-6000379. For a formal receipt, contact Elizabeth Mendez at Elizabeth.Mendez@mountainview.gov.

AACI Assists: Rebuilding a Home for Refugees
by  AACI
27 days left

After the events in Afghanistan that occurred in the last year, Afghan families are already arriving and resettling in Silicon Valley, seeking safety and a better life for themselves and for their children. Many of these families left their home country with very few possessions of their own, and we are calling in our community to support these families as they rebuild their lives here in Santa Clara County. 

As we have for almost five decades, AACI welcomes these newest members of our diverse community and stands ready to assist them as they adjust to their new lives. AACI’s Center for Survivors of Torture is the only specialized behavioral health program in Santa Clara County to provide services to newly arrived refugees. We hope you will join us in welcoming our newest neighbors and in doing all that we can to assist them during this transition.


Please note that AACI has a new items only policy. Because these families and individuals are currently going through the process of resettling into a new home and many arrived with only a small bag of their personal belongings, we want to ensure that all donations are new and unused to help them rebuild their lives with dignity.

How do I know which families need support or what items I should donate?

  • You can choose an individual or family to "adopt" by selecting a profile below.
  • By clicking on a profile, you can learn more about the individual or family's background and wish list(s).
  • Please note: we ask that you sponsor a family only if you are able to fulfill the entire family's wish list. For larger families that may have larger wish lists, we encourage you to gather your friends and/or family members to collect and donate items together.

Is there a deadline for when I need to donate by?

  • Certain wish lists have a fulfillment deadline. The deadline will be included in the profile description.

If you have any questions regarding your donation, please reach out to the Resource Development team via email (development@aaci.org).


If you would like to explore other ways to give, visit our collection drive, AACI Assists: Welcome Kits for Refugee Families, here: www.roonga.com/aaciwelcomekits.

Be a Backpack Hero!
29 days left

Every child deserves a great education! All year long, new clients enter our services with nothing but the clothes on their backs and we rely on heroes like you to help make education a reality for these youth.

A new backpack full of school supplies truly can have a profound impact on a child’s learning experience. You can be a Youth Villages Backpack Hero by donating backpacks, sets of supplies or individual supplies.

Beach Clean-up Kits for Blue Star Families
32 days left

Help military families enjoy the beach! Equip volunteers from Blue Star Families with materials to clean the beach near Fort Wadsworth in Staten Island, NY. 

2023 United Way of Cass-Clay School Supply Drive
39 days left

Every child deserves confidence on their first day of school. A backpack and school supplies is part of making that possible... however, we need YOUR help to distribute 6,000 backpacks to our local children!

There are two ways that you can help:

  1. Shop the from the supplies needed below. 
  2. Create a Team Drive! A Team Drive is a virtual drive that allows you to invite your co-workers, neighbors, family, friends, book clubs, social groups, etc. to shop your page. 

Tips for hosting your own drive:

  • Personalize your virtual drive page to make it feel unique to your team! 
  • Set a goal for your team! If you are a smaller company, consider starting with a goal of $500 or 500 items. If you are a medium to large company, consider challenging your team to $1,500 or 1,500 items. 

Reach out to Briana at bnupdal@unitedwaycassclay.org with any questions.

Service League of Green Bay - Back to School Store Drive
41 days left

The Back-to-School Store will be providing 3,000 backpacks to low-income children in our community from kindergarten to middle school. We need your help to provide quality backpacks these children can use all year with confidence and pride. 

By giving a backpack you are supporting the successful education of a deserving child.  Starting the school year with the proper supplies is important so children feel prepared, accepted and equipped with what they need to have a positive learning experience.  Let's help put smiles on the faces of children in our community.

Thank you for your generosity and helping to make a difference!!!

United Way Bay Area 2023 Virtual Back-to-School Drive
43 days left

Every year, United Way Bay Area hosts a Back-To-School drive to gather essential backpacks and school supplies to help prepare youth who can’t afford them for the new school year.  These supplies help ensure families don’t have to decide between basic needs and what their children need to be successful in school. This year, we are continuing our efforts of (safely) collecting and distributing backpacks to those who need them.

With your help, we are aiming to donate 1,000 backpacks with new supplies to Bay Area youth and schools in need. 

How you can help:

  • Choose 'Donate Now' to purchase pre-filled backpacks for families

  • Create and manage a Team Drive with instructions for your employees on how they can participate virtually. Choose 'Launch New Drive' and customize your page by adding your logo and images. 

Please join us in supporting our community's youth by donating today!

Learn more about United Way Bay Area at www.uwba.org.

Operation Backpack 2023
43 days left

Operation Backpack is an annual drive hosted by VOA Illinois to collect backpacks and school supplies for the youth we serve including, children in foster care, children in families experiencing homelessness, and children of the Veterans served by VOA Illinois. In addition to providing backpacks to the over 450 youth we serve, we also host a back-to-school event open to all community members and we partner with local schools, community organizations, and churches to distribute to students in need.

Our goal is to provide each child we serve with a brand new backpack and everything they need to start the school year off on a positive foot. We know without the proper materials and support a child will not succeed in the classroom. 

All items will be purchased on this site and shipped to our offices in August. If you have any questions about this drive or the work we do at VOA Illinois, please don't hesitate to contact Katie at krigley@voail.org. 

Operation Backpack - Central Indiana
46 days left

You’re here!  Just in time for back to school …

We’re so glad you’d like to help kids reach for their dreams this school year, because they need you.  
This is the Operation Backpack shopping list – filled with all the tools and supplies kids need to thrive at school.

With a few clicks, you’ll fill a backpack with supplies, hope, and confidence.

This is how we can help all kids become whatever they dream.
Imagine the possibilities you’re sharing today … thank you! 


Beverly Bootstraps Back-to-School Backpacks 2023
48 days left

When kids head back to school this fall, many families and likely many more than we have seen in past years will need help providing their children with backpacks and school supplies.  You can help now by participating in our virtual school supply drive.  

For 20+ years, this program has been helping local children be prepared for academic success and lessen the financial burden on families.  Please help us continue this tradition. 

Thank you for your involvement and generosity!

53 days left

The Salvation Army in Greater Philadelphia is seeking school supply donations for their annual Back-to-School drive. The items from this registry will be distributed directly to hundreds of schoolchildren throughout Philadelphia in need of supplies so they can succeed in school. We appreciate your support!

Back to School Bash
53 days left

Southwest Solutions, in partnership with Family Alliance for Change, Youth United, and the Detroit Wayne Integrated Health Network, are excited to host their annual Back to School Bash! 

YOU have the opportunity to give the kids in your community the tools they need to succeed. When students arrive prepared, they are set up to thrive in school. 

Thank YOU for being the change-maker that our students need. You are truly changing their lives. 

CHARM Back to School Bash 2023
55 days left

Every child deserves the tools necessary to succeed in school.  The goal of the Charm Back to School Bash, is to provide backpacks filled with school supplies to 1200 deserving local children.  The children that we serve live in north Nashville community where there is a 42% poverty rate and the highest incarceration rate in the nation. 

Would you consider buying 10, 50 or even 100 backpacks for these children in need?

Items needed:

  • 10 backpacks
  • 50 backpacks
  • 100 backpacks

For more info visit:  www.childrenaremagical.org. 2childrenaremag or email charmfoundation@gmail.com.

Join AZTV Channel 7 for Stuff the Bus 2023
59 days left

You Can Make A Difference and provide back to school supplies for our children and educators across our AZ communities in need.  

AZTV Channel 7 is teaming up with Valley of the Sun United Way and Firefighter Angel Foundation, along with other amazing local business partners and charitable organizations across Metro Phoenix, Prescott and Northern Arizona for Stuff the Bus 2023.  Together, we can make a real AZ Impact in supporting education and providing our children with much needed school supplies to be successful heading back to school.

Help us support our students and make sure that this school year starts out strong.

Stuff the Bus brought to you by Gate City Bank
60 days left

What is Stuff the Bus?

Provides students from Kindergarten – 12th grade with basic school supplies.  These supplies provide the tools to have a successful school year and help lift the financial burden on those families.  

During the 2022/2023 school year United Way of Otter Tail & Wadena Counties provided over 900 backpacks to students throughout Otter Tail County, MN. 

When children have the right tools they can focus on their studies and not worry about having a pencil, pen, notebooks, or crayons. 

Questions, please contact our office at 218-736-5147.