This year we donated 1323 backpacks to kids in need, our most EVER in one summer!!!!! Thank you also to Goff Landscaping and the Dropkick Murphys' Claddagh Fund for their generous contributions.
Thank you to all of our amazing volunteers who came to help us stuff backpacks at Xaverian. We completed the stuffing in our fastest time ever!!!
We are back for another summer of Backpacks for New Beginnings! We have already placed an order for the backpacks, and are excited to purchase school supplies. This year we will be holding our annual backpack stuffing event at Xaverian on August 7th. Please contact us if you are interested in helping.
We have finished our first round of backpack deliveries to the Department of Children and Families, Italian Home for Children, and Family Services of Greater Boston. We are excited to finish the rest of our deliveries this week.
Thank you to all of our volunteers for coming to stuff over 1,250 backpacks, and thank you to Xaverian for graciously allowing us to use the school to host the event. It is always amazing to see so many of our friends and family take time out of their summer to help us out!
We have bought nearly 1,300 backpacks as well as all of the school supplies. We are eagerly awaiting the backpack stuffing event next week at Xaverian. We hope to see you there!
We would like to thank everyone at our school, Xaverian Brothers, for helping us raise money during the Dress Down Day! We raised $1,000 which is an enormous help to our 2016 campaign. Go Hawks!
We are thrilled to announce that we have already donated over 1000 backpacks this summers thanks to so many kind contributions! We still have more to donate and are looking forward to breaking our record of 1011 backpacks in one summer! Thanks again for your continued support!
Today we raised monday outside of Roche Bros. in West Roxbury. With lots of help from our sister Violet we were able to raise over $550! We would also like to thank our corporate donors, Goff Landscaping, Hennigan Insurance, and Vogt Realty, for their generous contributions. Thank you to everyone who has donated so far this summer!
Fundraising has officially begun for the 2015 Backpack Drive! Our goal for this summer is to donate over 1000 new backpacks to local children in need. Thank you in advance for your donations. We would not be able to help so many kids without your generosity!
Thank you for coming to visit our new website! During the summer we will using this page to provide updates on our progress.
We are thrilled that for the first time in our charity's history we have donated over 1,000 backpacks in a single summer! Thank you to everyone who helped this year especially Xaverian Brothers High School, Mt. Washington Bank, Walmart, Top It Off, and all of our volunteers!
|Making the difference in the life of a child, one backpack at a time.|