This is such an amazing program! Below are the details from Operation Homefront:
Registration is NOW OPEN for the 2019 Back-to-School Brigade events! Operation Homefront is honored to be able to provide school supplies to our military families and help in any way that they can. Please note that this event is for DEERS enrolled military dependent children only who will be in Kindergarten through 12th grade for the 2019-2020 school year
ABOUT THE BACK-TO-SCHOOL BRIGADE
Back-to-School Brigade® is Operation Homefront's annual nationwide school supply collection and distribution campaign. Since inception, Operation Homefront has distributed 350,000 backpacks to military children. Operation Homefront and Dollar Tree Inc. have joined forces for 10 consecutive years to collect and distribute school supplies for military children.
GET INVOLVED AS A SUPPORTER
- Set up a Collection Bin at your office, store, church or school –we’ll provide the signage! Just contact your local field office.
- Collect supplies & gift cards at your company and we'll use it next year!
- Help us distribute supplies in your area. Contact your local field office to find out more.
- Become a Pick-Up Volunteer and help pick up donated school supplies from a local location
(volunteer sign-up opens in early June)
- Make a tax-deductible donation to Operation Homefront which will go to help military families through our
Back-to-School Brigade™ and other programs
DISTRIBUTION EVENTS FOR MILITARY FAMILIES
Operation Homefront distributes backpacks and school supplies at official Operation Homefront events throughout the country.
Registration is through their NEW Events system at my.operationhomefront.org (MyOH).
If you do not have a profile in MyOH, you will need to create one before you can register. Be sure to fill out the event profile part and please do not use .mil email addresses.
If you need assistance, the Operation Homefront team stands by to help.
Please note that this event is for DEERS enrolled military dependent children only who will be in Kindergarten through 12th grade for the 2019-2020 school year.
A complete list of locations can be found on their event page here https://goo.gl/DjmjMj