Calgary

Salvation Army, The - Backpacks For Kids Campaign


Description
Provides subsidized backpacks with school supplies for school aged children in grades K-12.*

*There are no more backpacks available for the 2022 school year.

Service offers:

  • collection and distribution of backpacks and school supplies
  • available drop-off boxes located at various locations
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to children in need in Forest Lawn and NE communities.
Application Process
Service Access: By Appointment, To access service:
  • contact 403-410-1160 to book an appointment

Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: Yes,
  • Intakes begin early July
  • Backpacks will be distributed mid-late August

Telephone
403-930-2700 (Appointments)
Telephone
403-220-0432 (Donor Information)
Web Site
http://www.salvationarmy.ca
Fees
Fee: Yes,

$5 per backpack




Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: N/A -
Other disabled access: N/A -
Legal Status
Registered Not-For-Profit
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
July 14, 2021