Official 2017 Drop-Off Locations

Friday August 4th was the last day to drop off a backpack. If you would still like to contribute, please visit our Crowdrise site.

Official Operation Backpack® Drop Locations throughout the city (and the surrounding area) make it convenient to donate a new backpack full of school supplies. If you would like more information on becoming an official 2017 Operation Backpack® drop location please contact Andrew Zibell at

We thank the many companies and community organizations who participate as Drop Locations, serving an integral role in the success of this annual campaign.

CLICK HERE for a list of Official Operation Backpack® Drop Locations!

Donation collections for the 2017 Operation Backpack® campaign will begin on July 10th. If you are interested in donating in bulk, please contact Rachel Weinstein at

Operation Backpack® campaigns are held at select Volunteers of America affiliates nationwide; click here to find other locations.