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Christmas Backpacks 2012 is ACTIVE NOW
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new product donation drop off locations.
Stephen’s Mom, Nancy, and some other special guests blog to provide updates on all of the events taking place at Stephen’s Backpacks. From time to time there will be discussions surrounding the issues related to child and family homelessness and poverty. Nancy will also be telling you of the many encouraging “Good News” stories and “happy endings” that happen every blessing filled day at Stephen’s Backpacks and we may even hear from Stephen himself from time to time! Subscribe today and be among the first to receive notification of when new blogs are posted (updated on an approximate weekly basis).
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The Projects of Stephen’s Backpacks Society
Footprints – “back to school” running shoes for children.
ACTIVE – Gathering new running shoes from June 1 until August 15.
- July 1st Canada day parade walkers and Super Store Barbeque helpers!
- Preparing, sorting and packaging runners August 3rd week.
Stephen’s Backpacks – Christmas backpack gifts for children.
ACTIVE – Gathering Backpacks and supplies from Sept. to Dec.
- Last week of Nov. is Volunteer Orientation and the warehouse is opened Dec. 1st until Dec. 15th for volunteers to make backpacks. Dec. 15thvolunteer finale!!
- Dec. 24th Christmas Eve we load the bus with full backpacks and volunteers and deliver them to the shelters!
Project Hope - From shelter to a home makeover.
ACTIVE – We gather new furniture and “all things home” all year long. We repair and move furniture as needed. We do makeovers as supplies and volunteers will allow. Follow us on Facebook and sign up on Email to be notified of the specific times when you can get involved