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the backpack project

Each summer for more than 10 years, the families of Christ Church have collected backpacks and school supplies for children in need who will attend Broward County public schools. In 2017,  Christ Church donated nearly 900 backpacks filled with needed supplies to 23 public elementary through high schools and a handful of local ministries. The Backpack Project is a joint project of the Gracious, Energetic Motivated Servers and Freeway Student Ministry.

Click the picture below to order online. Code ccbp

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Or, if you decide to shop yourself, here is a list of supplies we're collecting for the 2018-2019 school year: 

  • Backpacks without wheels
  • loose-leaf notebook paper
  • spiral notebooks
  • wide-rule composition books
  • boxed dry-erase markers
  • boxed washable markers
  • packs of #2 pencils
  • boxed colored pencils
  • highlighters
  • white glue sticks
  • pens
  • pencil pouches
  • poly folders with pockets & prongs
  • pink erasers

 

VOLUNTEER

If you would like to volunteer with The Backpack Project, please fill out the form below and click on submit. Project leaders Sue Blalock and Sarah Van Hulst will be in touch with details.

 sort and assemble supplies on Sunday afternoon, August 12
 deliver backpacks to schools on Monday morning, August 13
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