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Program: 2019 United Way Action Day - Backpacks

Agency: School Supplies - Metro


Resource Number: 57934818
Description
Date: Action Day is Thursday, August 8, 2019 
Time: 12 Noon - 7 pm - Select one of the three volunteer periods to attend
Period 1: 12 Noon - 3 pm
Period 2: 3 pm - 5 pm
Period 3: 5 pm - 7 pm
Location: Xcel Energy Center, Saint Paul, hosted by the Minnesota Wild

 
Your action matters to education- make an immediate impact on your community during this unforgettable day by signing up for Action Day.
 
Each year, over 100,000 local students go back to school without foundational, essential supplies needed to learn and succeed in class. Hosted by the Minnesota Wild and Greater Twin Cities United Way in partnership with all seven of Minnesota’s pro sports teams, join 4,000 volunteers at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul to help pack 40,000 backpacks full of school supplies for Twin Cities kids. The backpacks will be delivered to students via 75+ nonprofits and school districts in our nine-county metro area.
 
In addition to packing backpacks, Action Day is family-friendly and FREE! It will be action-packed with activities, games and prizes for all ages. Action Day registration opens on Monday, June 3 - spots fill up quickly, so make sure you sign up right away.

Make a donation by buying a backpack or starting a fundraising team

UNITED WAY ACTION DAY BACKPACKS
A list of agencies that received the United Way Action Day backpacks can be located here https://www.gtcuw.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2019-Action-Day-Agency-Recipients.pdf. These agencies may distribute to their own already existing clients and/or may provide them to individuals who are not current clients. Individuals can contact an agency to determine if they are eligible to receive a backpack from them or not. Residents of school districts should contact their school district’s office or social worker.


Website: www.gtcuw.org/event/action-day-2019/?_cldee=bWFyeS5oYXRjaGVyQGxpZmV3b3Jrcy5jb20%3d&recipientid=contact-5ebdce963fc6e7119442001dd8b71c53-5554a773e8244b7e9a82f0f10588dcaa&esid=13dc0c44-e661-e911-947e-001dd8b71c53

Program Information
 
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Program Delivery
Eligibility: Anyone
Languages: Hmong, Somali, Spanish
Application Process: Visit website to register
Program Fees: None


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Last Verified On: 7/3/2019
 

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