Our volunteers have the opportunity to see the genuine smiles on the kids faces when they are escorted through the "store" to select their new items. For some kids, these are the first pair of new shoes they have ever owned.
What is Backpack Buddies?
Eligible students (see Eligible Students tab) will receive a new backpack filled with hygiene items and school supplies, a new pair of sneakers, 3 pair of socks, 3 pair of underwear, and 2 uniform shirts.
Every Kid Should Start School on the Right Foot
We will soon be gearing up for our
July & August 2019 events!
Legacy Connection presents the
BHHS Legacy Foundation Backpack Buddies 2018 "Dress Kids for Success" Event which is scheduled for July 15 - 19 and August 5 & 6 for eligible students. These events will provide backpacks filled with school supplies, hygiene items, sneakers, socks, undergarments and uniform t-shirts or polo shirts to eligible students in the Tri-State area.