An annual drive to provide backpacks and school supplies to over 1,000 kids.

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Each year, Agape collects and distributes new backpacks filled with school supplies for 1,000 underserved students in pre-school through high school.  Get involved by holding your own backpack drives or sponsoring a backpack filled with supplies for $50 per child!

Community support for the Great Backpack Give-Away continues to exceed our imagination each year. In 2014, Agape provided backpacks filBackpack girlled with school supplies for more than 1,600 children!  WSB at Agape

On average, 45 volunteers organize and execute the event. Volunteer teams from Accenture, The Buckhead Braves, The National Charity League–Buckhead Chapter, N3, Stan Johnson Company, Trinity Presbyterian Church, and Wells Fargo worked on this event in 2014.

Shifts/Volunteers needed:

  • Thursday, July 30, 10am-1pm-15 volunteers needed
  • Friday, July 31, 9am-1pm-25 volunteers needed
  • Each backpack is filled with the following school supplies based on donations: Shopping List

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

Last year’s major backpack contributors include:

Accenture

Mary Claus

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For the Kid in All of Us

Incentive Solutions

Insperity

William McNeeley

N3

National Charity League — Buckhead Chapter

Northwest Presbyterian Church

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Peachtree Road United Methodist Church

Peachtree Presbyterian Church

Piedmont Healthcare

Dottie & Jerry Smith

Casey Thomas

Jack Sawyer & Bill Torres

Trinity Presbyterian Church

And many other generous groups and individuals.

 

 

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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