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Saturday, September 21, 2019
Philanthropy & Nonprofits

Children’s Fund Collects Backpacks and School Supplies for Local Youth

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SAN BERNARDINO CO., Calif. – (Friday, June 28, 2019) – Children’s Fund is inviting the community to help provide new backpacks full of school supplies for San Bernardino County foster and other vulnerable youth now through Friday, July 12th.

“Our community’s children are worth the investment,” says Betty Chambers, Director of Programs at Children’s Fund. “Providing a new backpack full of needed school supplies to foster and other vulnerable youth enforces the idea that they are valued and are important.”

There are three ways to participate in this year’s Backpack & School Supplies Drive. First, you may bring your backpack and school supply donations to Children’s Fund’s office located at 348 W. Hospitality Lane #110, in San Bernardino. Second, you may visit their Amazon Wish list at www.childrensfund.org/backpacks to purchase and ship backpacks and supplies directly to Children’s Fund’s office. Lastly, monetary donations by credit card can be made securely online at www.childrensfund.org.

Who: Children’s Fund, a local nonprofit serving our county’s children for 33 years

What: Backpack & School Supplies Drive

When: Through Friday, July 12th

Where: 348 W. Hospitality Lane #110, San Bernardino, CA 92408

Why: To benefit foster and other vulnerable youth in San Bernardino County For More Info: http://www.childrensfund.org/backpacks or call 909.379.6035

 

Founded in 1986 by the Honorable Patrick Morris, Jack H. Brown, and Co-founder A. Gary Anderson, Children’s Fund is a nonprofit whose mission is giving our vulnerable children support, opportunity, and hope by breaking destructive cycles through community partnerships. Last year, Children’s Fund provided more than 118,000 services to children in need in San Bernardino County and since its inception has facilitated over 1.5 million points of service to children and families. For more information on Children’s Fund or to learn how you can give a child hope for brighter tomorrows, go to www.childrensfund.org or call 909.379.0000.

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