Greater Cleveland

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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


How to Donate a Backpack

  1. Download the supply list.
  2. Go to the store to get a new backpack and school supplies.
  3. Fill the backpack!
  4. Locate your nearest drop location (below) to donate.
  5. Don't forget to post a photo and encourage others to get involved!

If you would like to also 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.


Backpack Drop Locations

To make sure we can get the backpacks and supplies to kids in time for school, all donations must be dropped-off by Monday, August 8, 2016.

Locations:

VOAlogoGOhio_cen_CMYK_3c.jpg All of our Thrift Stores.


Bartels-Busack Pet Hospital Resort and Spa
6270 State Road
Parma, Ohio 44134

Cleveland Public Library
Main Library – Lending Department
Louis Stokes Wing
525 Superior Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44114

West Side:

South Brooklyn
4303 Pearl Road
Cleveland, OH 44109

West Park
3805 West 157th St.
Cleveland, OH 44111

East Side:

Harvard-Lee
16918 Harvard Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44128

Martin Luther King, Jr.
1962 Stokes Boulevard
Cleveland, OH 44106

Memorial-Nottingham
17109 Lake Shore Boulevard
Cleveland, OH 44110

College Nannies and Tutors
WestShore (French Creek Square)
36050-S Detroit Road
Avon, Ohio 44011

Levin Furniture Stores

1801 Nagel Road
Avon, Ohio 44011
**Join with us and Cleveland 19 News for a live broadcast night on:
Friday, August 5, from 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm**

23250 Lorain Road
North Olmsted, Ohio 44070

16960 Sprague Road
Middleburg Heights, Ohio 44130

3742 Brookwall Drive
Akron, Ohio 44333

6229 Promler Avenue
North Canton, Ohio 44720

23100 Broadway Avenue,
Oakwood Village, Ohio 44146**
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Thursday, August 4, from 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm**

7799 Mentor Avenue
Mentor, Ohio 44060

Marc's Stores

371 W. Bagley Rd.
Berea, Ohio 44017
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Tuesday, August 2, from 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm**

12650 Rockside Road
Garfield Heights, Ohio 44125
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Monday, August 1, from 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm**

Ohio Savings Bank
Branch Locations (click here for a pdf listing of all branch locations)
**Join with us and Cleveland 19 News for a live broadcast night on:
Wednesday, August 3, from 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm at
Ohio Savings Bank, 14033 Cedar Road, South Euclid**