Backpacks for Kids

About Backpacks for Kids!

Every summer United Way of Passaic County, in partnership with dozens of Passaic County organizations and businesses, hosts Backpacks 4 Kids! United Way’s school supply program – the largest of its kind in Passaic County–is part of a larger United Way initiative to increase the academic success and high school graduation rates of children in Passaic County. The program is a combined effort between area businesses and employees to provide backpacks and school supplies for the upcoming school year.

Who receives the the backpacks?

Recipients include over 900 students at schools and community organizations throughout Passaic County.

For More Information

Please contact Caroline Schneider, at (973) 279-8900 Ext. 207 and/or via email.


Requested supply list and backpack assembly instructions.