You make hope possible.

Greater Cleveland

Donate Online

In Cleveland, backpacks are collected and given to our community partners.
Become a sponsor of Operation Backpack.
For more details on becoming a Sponsor, please contact:
Becky Carlino – becky.carlino@voago.org

Media Partner

Thank you to our sponsors:

Donation Locations

Once you have your supplies ready, you can drop them off at any of these locations before August 6. And a special thank you to all of our partners bringing confidence to kids all over Northeast Ohio!

Ohio Savings Bank
Branch Directory

Levin Furniture & Mattress Stores:
Avon, Canton, Mentor, Middleburg, Montrose, North Olmsted, Oakwood Village, Elyria, Massillon, Mayfield Heights, Medina, Sandusky, Solon, Stow, Strongsville, University Heights
Store Directory

Marc’s
Mentor - 7353 Mentor Avenue
Berea - 371 W Bagley Road

Cleveland Public Library

Participating Branches:
Main Library – Lending Department, Louis Stokes Wing, 525 Superior Avenue
West Side:
South Brooklyn, 4303 Pearl Road
West Park, 3805 West 157th St.
East Side:
Harvard-Lee, 16918 Harvard Avenue
Martin Luther King, Jr., 1962 Stokes Boulevard
Memorial-Nottingham, 17109 Lake Shore Boulevard
*If needed, supplies may also be dropped off any CPL location

Walk up, drive-up and donate...LIVE:

Cleveland 19 will be broadcasting live collection nights at the following locations from 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.:

Monday, July 31: Marc’s - 7353 Mentor Ave, Mentor, OH 44060

Tuesday, August 1: Marc’s - 371 W Bagley Rd, Berea, OH 44017

Wednesday, August 2: Ohio Savings Bank - Cedar Center – 14033 Cedar Road, South Euclid

Thursday, August 3: Levin Furniture – 1801 Nagel Road., Avon

Friday, August 4: Levin Furniture – 23100 Broadway Ave., Oakwood Village

How to Donate a Backpack

If you would like to organize your own donation drive at your company, club, camp, school, or place of worship, let us know! Visit the Organize a Drive page to learn more.

Use #OperationBackpack or #VOAGOpacks for all of your social media posts!

Questions? Email OperationBackpack@voago.org