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November 1st - December 5th

Our Goal?
Colorado Gives is our biggest fundraiser of the year!

So we can partner with additional schools & serve more students in Douglas County & Littleton Public School Districts.

How will we do it?
We are expanding our square footage to give us needed room to pack more bags, boxes & hold larger volunteer & giveback events.

How can you help?
Every dollar makes a difference!
Here's what it can buy...
Weekend bag of food ($10)
Family Food Box ($60)
6-foot folding table ($66)
8-foot folding table ($192)
4 Tier Steel Shelves ($240)
Stainless Steel Table ($308)
Weekend Food for 50 Kids ($500)
Family Food Boxes for 16 Families ($1000)
Glass Front Refrigerator ($3200)
Glass Front Freezer ($3865)

Frequently Asked Questions

Is my donation tax deductible?

  • Yes. Backpack Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization recognized by the IRS, ID 84-3290134.

What is Colorado Give Day?

  • Each December, Coloradans come together with the common goal to strengthen the community by helping to power nonprofits. 

Why give during the Colorado Gives window, November 1st-December 5th?

  • The more Backpack Society raises, the more we get of the Incentive Fund. The Colorado Gives Day Incentive Fund is a fund established by Colorado Gives Foundation and FirstBank, to amplify charitable donations made on Colorado Gives Day

About Backpack Society

What do we do?

  • Backpack Society's mission is to to remove food insecurity as an obstacle for children so they can grow, learn, and thrive

  • We provide food to kids on weekends and breaks when they don't have access to food at school

How do we do it?

  • We partner with schools to identify kids in need

  • Programs include:

    • Student Weekend Bags, providing 6 easy to prepare meals​

    • Family Food Box, filled with produce, meats, dairy, eggs & pantry items

    • School Pantry, an in school pantry filled with grab and go snacks

    • Crisis Boxes, for use in an emergency situation providing food for 24hrs & basic toiletries

Who do we serve?

  • Students in Douglas County and Littleton Public School Districts

How will we use your donation?

  • Colorado Gives donations will help to fund an expansion into the space next door.

  • The expansion will allow us the space to take on the rest of the Douglas County schools in our territory and all of the remaining Littleton Public schools.

  • Specifically the donations will be used to helping us to buy shelves, tables, freezers, refrigerators and food.

  • We will also be able to host larger corporate and community groups for volunteer & giveback events, which will help to increase our monetary and food donations in the future.

How much are we hoping to raise during Colorado Gives 2023?

  • Our goal is $30,000. Colorado Gives is our biggest fund raiser of the year!

Thank you for your Support!
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