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 kids getting backpacks to succeed in the new school year

Getting ready to go back to school is tough enough when you have a mom, dad, aunt, or uncle who are ready to go out and buy you the things you need to start off the new school year on the right foot.

It’s even harder when you’re living in a group or foster home and there’s no money available to buy you a new backpack, notebooks, or pencils.

At OCJ Kids we support an annual Tools 4 Success drive, designed to ensure that every kid who goes back to school can do so with one less thing to worry about.

2017 Collection Drive

Tools for Success Back to School Drive will run from:

July 3 -30

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How to get connected

* Become a Collection Site

Host a collection box at your business or church and help collect supplies during the Backpack Drive

* Become a Sponsor

Sponsor 1 or more students to help off set the cost of the event

Individual Sponsorship

Sponsor a child to attend event $10

Provide a filled backpack $20

Business Sponsorship

Student Sponsor $25

Group Home Sponsor $250

Agency Sponsor $1,500

Corporate Sponsor $5,000

* Volunteer

Prep work – Help sort supplies and fill backpacks the week before the event  August 1st through August 4th from 8 am to noon and 6pm to 8 pm at the OCJ Kids’ office

Day of Event – August 5th Am Session and PM Sessions available:     We have various positions for the event day – security, team games, crafts, nursery, food, backpack distribution, registration

To volunteer please contact us at

If you are interested in being a collections site please contact Shevaun Sullivan at 602-439-2171 or by email at