Operation Backpack Bay Area

Thanks to you, 1,500 Bay Area foster youth, homeless and at-risk kids are ready for the new school year!

You donated more than 1,500 new backpacks (and we're still counting!) to local students in need. Thank you! We can't do what we do without you.

Special thanks to our Presenting Sponsor HSBC; to John Muir Health for collecting more than 800 backpacks; to Mike's Auto Body for providing 11 drop-off locations; congratulations and much appreciation to San Jose Microsoft Retail Store at Valley Fair Mall, winners of the Microsoft Backpack Challenge!

Throughout Operation Backpack, hundreds of supporters donated their time, delivering, sorting, and distributing donations. We love our volunteers!

Thank you for a successful Operation! We're already looking forward to next year!

How can I receive backpacks?