Back Pack Program

2019 Back Pack Program

Thank you to everyone who donated to our backpack program for 2019!

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:

– Keolis
– Waterloo Region Police Services
– The Old Marina Restaurant
– Grand River Métis Council
– Parkminster United Church
– Westminister United Church
– Boehringer Ingelheim



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 centre on 300 Frederick Street in Kitchener on the corner of Frederick and Locust.

Items Needed

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  • back packs
  • pencils
  • pencil cases
  • pencil crayons
  • markers
  • erasers
  • scientific calculators
  • rulers
  • protractor sets
  • lined paper
  • 3-ring notebooks
  • pencil sharpeners
  • lunch pails
  • water bottles

Ways to Donate

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