Helping America's most vulnerable.

ALL DAY COLLECTION DRIVE for Operation Backpack®

Friday July 22, 2016 7a.m. - 7p.m.

Drop off backpacks and school supplies during the All Day Drive! Friday July 22, 2016 at KidsCare Dental in Roseville. Across from the Galleria Mall in the BJ's Restaurant Center at Galleria Blvd x Roseville Parkway. Fox 40 News and Volunteers of America will be on-hand to accept your donations! Help foster youth, at-risk and homeless children go to school prepared by donating!

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  • Give children the tools they need to succeed!

    Help homeless & foster youth students in our region go back to school with a new backpack & supplies.


OPERATION BACKPACK 2016 from the Bay Area to the Sacramento Region to Reno! Hold an Internal Collection Drive, Crowdrise Campaign, Start Shopping or Volunteer!


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Since 1896, we have been dedicated to ending homelessness, serving the most vulnerable, and transforming our communities into safer, healthier places.

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