Operation Backpack® USA

Thousands of homeless children go back to school without the basic supplies they need. Volunteers of America's Operation Backpack® campaigns are conducted across the country to provide school supplies and backpacks to children in need. Please check back soon for information on 2017 campaigns.

You can find more information about Operation Backpack® 2016 campaigns via the links below.

Operation Backpack® USA 2016 Campaigns:

East Coast:


Greater Ohio:




  • Reno (Northern California and Northern Nevada)

Other Back-to-school Drives: