Gear Up for The Great Backpack Give-Away!

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Picture12016 Great Backpack Give-Away will be held on Friday, July 29 at Agape!

Every year, community support exceeds our imagination and allows Agape to provide backpacks filled with school supplies to hundreds of children in need. We are excited this year to team up with you again this year to make this event a huge success!

Donations and supplies to be collected and dropped off through July 22nd. For a shopping list, please CLICK HERE.

PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SPONSOR ONE OR MORE STUDENTS FOR $50 EACH!

You can join this effort in a few ways:

  • Host a drive or sponsor a child
  • Sign up for a preparation shift for July 27th from either 10am-1pm or 1pm-4pm
  • Sign up to distribute backpacks on July 29th from 8am-1pm

PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP TO VOLUNTEER!

2015 Great Backpack Give-Away Success1546335_471409722961350_6676404739126170229_n

Last year, on July 31, Agape provided backpacks filled with school supplies for more than 1,900 children! This was made possible with the help of 100 plus volunteers who organized and executed the event. Volunteer teams from Argos, The Atlanta Women’s Foundation, N3, The National Charity League–Buckhead Chapter, Novelis, Peachtree Road United Methodist Church, Regions Bank, Trinity Presbyterian Church, UPS, Wells Fargo and The Zeist Company worked on this year’s give-away.

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Thank you to our major backpack contributors including:

Elizabeth & Carl Allen
David Barlett
Chris Carlos
Janet Chapman
Anisa Daftari
Nickolas Downey
Sarah Kennedy
William McNeeley
Jack Sawyer & Bill Torres
Keehln Wheeler
Greg Williams
Incentive Solutions
Insperity
N3
National Charity League — Buckhead Chapter
Peachtree Road United Methodist Church
Peachtree Presbyterian Church
Regions Bank
Trinity Presbyterian Church
UPS

And many other generous groups and individuals.

For more information, please contact Chaz Chapman, Event & Volunteer Coordinator at 404-367-3947 or cchapman@agapeatlanta.org

 

Agape empowers and supports underserved families within its community to discover and embrace their full potential.  Agape achieves this mission by providing academic support and family services focusing on character development, academic achievement, reading proficiency by third grade, successful high school graduation and post-graduation placement.

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