Providing students with the tools they need to succeed
The Backpacks for Kids Program is an annual campaign where organizations and individuals donate backpacks filled with a variety of school supplies for children whose families might not otherwise be able to provide the supplies that their children need for the beginning of school.
See our Backpacks for Kids flatsheet for more information.
The Backpacks for Kids Program is made possible through the generous donations and investment of time from a variety of corporate sponsors and individuals. The CBE would like to thank Staples, TELUS Community Outreach, Costco, Total E&P Canada, Calgary Parking Authority, Stephen's Backpacks Society, Sterling Western Star Trucks, Mac's Convenience Stores Inc., Waste Management of Canada Corporation, Bell, ATB Financial as well as the numerous individual donors.