Links To Projects Around The World

Santa Fe Homeless Backpack Project

Santa Fe Homeless Backpack Project

From Santa Fe, New Mexico. A small project to provide quality articles to those in need. Also, we created and sponsor this global hub site.

Tacoma Couple's Homeless Backpack Video

$20 Homeless Backpack Care Kit Video

This is the YouTube video that inspired many Homeless Backpack Projects, large and small. Thank you to this Tacoma, Washington couple.

Kylyssa - What to buy if you are homeless

The Kylyssa Site

This early practical site has tons of valuable information for the homeless and those striving to change their situation.

God's Connection Transition Homeless Backpacks

God's Connection Transition

A Washington, D.C. project working with local companies to obtain surplus food. They distribute food to economically disadvantaged populations through four separate programs in the D.C. area.

Homeless Backpacks

Homeless Backpacks

This is a comprehensive backpack project from the State of Washington focusing on helping teens. There is a lot of opportunity for the community to chip in and help.

The Citypak Backpak Project

The Citypak Project

A Chicago project providing safe, convenient and versatile backpacks uniquely designed to meet the needs of the homeless. They have also partnered with projects in other cities.

Good In The Hood Homeless Backpacks

Good In The Hood

A Twin Cities, Minnesota project giving away backpacks filled with survival supplies during the winter to provide a genuine demonstration of love, kindness and compassion.

Detroit Homeless Backpack Project

Detroit Homeless Backpack Project

Burners Without Borders Detroit is a direct action outreach organization that serves our homeless population by providing them much needed supplies to survive the cold, harsh winter on the streets.

Church of the Holy Comforter Backpack Project

Church of the Holy Comforter

Holy Comforter is one of several churches which have taken on the mission of feeding homeless children in Lutherville, Maryland.

Helping The Homeless Kit Guide

Helping The Homeless Kit Guide

An excellent, well-thought-out, practical guide to creating your own Homeless Backpack Project with printable lists and photos.

Triumph Treatment Services Backpack Project

Triumph Treatment Services

A Yakima, Washington project providing winter backpacks for the homeless.

Unitarian Universalists Of Grants Pass Homeless Backpack Project

Unitarian Universalists Of Grants Pass

A Grants Pass, Oregon project to provide homeless and at-risk teens with a blanket, socks, hygiene items, and other essentials in a sturdy new backpack.

Your Homeless Backpack Project Here

The Rucksack Homeless Backpack Project

The Rucksack Project (Bristol, UK)

In England, one man starts a Homeless Backpack Project and a Facebook page which takes off and soon has thousands of 'likes' and participants.

Helping Hands for the Homeless and Hungry

Helping Hands for the Homeless and Hungry

Mission Backpack of Rye, New York provides school-ready backpacks with age-appropriate school supplies to children in need.

Pack A Care Homeless Backpacks

Pack A Care Kit

A Portland, Oregon project to supply practical care kits to homeless men and women.

Gear For Grades Backpack Project

Gear For Grades

A Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania program focusing on backpacks and supplies to help kids do better in school.

Operation Backpack

Operation Backpack

In New York City, distributing new backpacks filled with grade-specific school supplies to homeless children.

Backpack Buddies

Backpack Buddies

A Hilton Head Island, South Carolina project providing shelf sustainable, nutritiously sound meals that children can take home for the weekend.

Food Backpacks 4 Kids

Food Backpacks 4 Kids

A peninsula communities, Washington backpack project to ensure that those who need food on the weekends have access to nutritious and easy-to-prepare meals.

Backpack Stuffing For The Homeless

Backpack Stuffing For The Homeless

A Bethesda, Maryland project supporting the homeless by providing backpacks for those who are part of the lunch program sponsored by Bethesda Cares.

Share Backpack Program

Share Backpack Program

A Vancouver, Washington project to distribute food and supplies to children and their families.

Operation Chillout Hoomeless Backpacks

Operation Chillout

An East Coast drive to make and deliver backpacks to the homeless.

iBelong Homeless Teen Project

iBelong Homeless Teen Project

A Redmond, Washington project to fill backpacks with essentials and distribute them to teens and young adults.

Homeless Backpack Challenge

Homeless Backpack Challenge

An Arizona project to get people to challenge two other people to purchase a backpack and fill it with specific items.

Warm Wishes Homeless Backpacks

Warm Wishes

A San Francisco Bay area project distributing 5000 backpacks yearly to help the homeless get through the winters.

Kindness Blog $20 Backpack Campaign

Kindness Blog $20 Backpack Campaign

A Dallas, Texas family project to implement the $20 homeless backpack YouTube video (see the second project on this page, above).

Project: Back To School Backpacks

Project: Back To School

In New York City, we strive to provide as many children as possible with the right tools to start the school year off right.

Gambrills School Fills 800 Backpacks

Gambrills School Fills 800 Backpacks

A Baltimore, Maryland project by young school children to fill and distribute backpacks each year.

Backpack For The Homeless

Backpack For The Homeless

A Wilmington, Delaware homeless backpack project with a good video on how to do this yourself.

Backpacks For Life

Backpacks For Life

A New Jersey project that provides homeless veterans with the basic life essentials that they cannot provide for themselves.

Backpack Angels

Backpack Angels

A Northport, Florida project to collect and distribute personal hygiene products to those who have direct contact with homeless and needy children.

New Avenue Foundation Homeless Backpack Project

New Avenue Foundation

A Chester, Pennsylvania project to supply backpacks to the homeless and energize the community to participate.

Blessing Bags/Backpack for the Homeless

Blessing Bags/Backpack for the Homeless

One Family's project to show those in need they are cared for.

Food 4 Kids Backpack Program

Food 4 Kids Backpack Program

A north Florida collaboration of business and community to stamp out hunger among school-age children.

Australian Swags Backpack Bed

Australian Swags Backpack Bed

A fully collapsible backpack bed designed in Australia and being distributed there and elsewhere to homeless rough (outside) sleepers.