Volunteers Of America Helps Homeless Children Get School Supplies, Backpacks

NEW YORK (CBS 2) — From June 27 until July 24, all Duane Reade and CitiHabitats locations in New York City are accepting donations of backpacks and school supplies, as part of a charity initiative by the Volunteers of America.

The group is once again kicking off their Operation Backpack campaign.

Last year, they provided new, filled backpacks to thousands of children, and this year they hope to help even more children in homeless shelters.


More Information:

Operation Backpack – http://www.voa-gny.org/Get-Involved/Operation-Backpack/default.aspx
Volunteers Of America – http://www.voa-gny.org/

  • elizabeth

    I currently live at a volunteer of america shelter donations don’t be distrbuted to clients we had a fire april 2011 at 2720 broadway ny people donated a lot of clothes and we got nothing. This place. Needs to be investigated n we have a lot of safety issues

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