Helping America's most vulnerable.

Operation Backpack Bay Area


In the Bay Area, Operation Backpack serves our Foster Youth program as well as select community partners.

Join us in making this donation campaign a success!

YOU CAN GET STARTED NOW! It's never to early to join Operation Backpack 2018!

Make an online donation now or read about others ways to participate.


For details contact Cynthia Shane Smith,

CSmith@voa-ncnn.org | (510) 325-1107

Sponsorship Opportunities

We are currently seeking sponsors for the 2018 Operation Backpack campaign.

Drop-Off Locations*:

  • VOA Bay Area regional office 972 Thirteenth Street Suite 100 Oakland, CA 94612
  • VOA Foster a Dream office 628 Escobar Street Martinez, CA 94553

*Please call ahead to schedule drop-offs (510) 325-1107



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