YMCA Operation Backpack aims to provide school supplies and new backpacks to 120,000 children in need from 36 school districts across the Greater Houston area, according to a July 9 YMCA news release.
Participants can make a monetary donation or see a list of school supplies at ymcahouston.org/operation-backpackor. Pre-packaged school supplies and a backpack can be purchased at any participating H-E-B.
Supplies and backpacks can be dropped off at any YMCA or at designated drop off locations specified on the YMCA website.
To see a list of participating H-E-B's, click here. Drop-off locations are also available at participating Ashley Homestores, which can be viewed here.