Backpacks for Kids runs July 15-August 5

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

BOTHELL— Northshore School District’s 12th annual Backpacks for Kids school supply donation campaign will run July 15 through August 5.

The school district, Woodinville Chamber and the Northshore Kiwanis are coordinating a community-wide drive to benefit 750 Northshore students whose families are unable to send their children to school with necessary school supplies.

Local businesses and churches have volunteered to be collection sites during the donation drive. Northshore is currently looking for volunteers to help assemble backpacks on August 11. Student community service hours are available upon request.

Monetary donations (payable to Backpacks for Kids) can be sent to the Northshore School District Administrative Center, 3330 Monte Villa Parkway, Bothell, WA 98021.

Northshore School District families in need of this resource should contact their school nurse.

Go to for a complete list of requested school supplies and donation collection sites. Contact Cecilia Shumate at (425) 408-7670 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you’d like to help assemble backpacks on August 11 or for program information.

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