Backpack Program

2020 Backpack Program

This year we are honoured to provide over 300 First Nations, Inuit and Métis families with the supplies they need to start their school year off!

Thank you to all of our sponsors and donors:

– Staples (The Boardwalk, Waterloo)
– Parkminster United Church
– Scholastic
– Journeys
– Reebok


Is CLOSED for the 2020-2021 school year.

Thank you to everyone who registered. When your backpack is ready for pick up, we will contact you.

If you did not register and are in need of supplies, contact us at 519-570-9118 and ask for Andrea or Latasha. We will do our best to accommodate you, if possible.
You can also send us an email at

We are now accepting donations of new school supplies for our 2020 Walking Hand in Hand backpack program! Donations can be dropped off at our center on 300 Frederick Street in Kitchener on the corner of Frederick and Locust.

Items Needed

  • Backpacks
  • Pencil cases
  • Geometry sets
  • Lunch pails
  • Water bottles

Ways to Donate

  • In person with cash, cheque or money order at 300 Frederick Street in Kitchener
  • Online

  2020 Backpack Program Poster