Operation Backpack

City Light Church


Description
To provide free backpacks and school supplies to families facing financial difficulties in the community.

Service offers:

  • free school supplies and backpacks

Donations needed includes:

  • pencils, pens, highlighters
  • markers, crayons, pencil crayons
  • erasers, scissors, glue, calculators
  • pencil cases and boxes
  • scribblers, lined paper, sketch pads
  • duotangs, folders, binders
  • lunch kits, water bottles
Eligibility
No, Service targeted to:
  • preschool to grade 12 students
  • families dealing with financial strain or job loss
  • low-income students returning to school in the fall
  • immigrant families
  • single parents
Application Process
Service Access: , To access service:
  • register on website
  • donations accepted through e-transfer to giving@citylightchurch.ca with a note “backpacks” in the comments, all monetary donations are tax receiptable
  • contact church office for details

Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: No,

Based on availability, program operates from June-August. School supplies is typically distributed during the end of August. 


Telephone
403-329-3011
Web Site
https://citylightchurch.ca/operation-backpack
Email
office@citylightchurch.ca
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes -
Other disabled access: No -
Topic(s)
Agency Information
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Last Verified On
August 30, 2023
Address
4101 20 Avenue S
Lethbridge, AB, T1K 4X8
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Hours of Operation
Mon
10:00 AM to 02:00 PM
Tue
10:00 AM to 02:00 PM
Wed
10:00 AM to 02:00 PM
Thu
10:00 AM to 02:00 PM