Join us in assisting Help Equals Hope put together 1,000 backpacks to be distributed to students in need throughout New Mexico! This is a family event, so kids of all ages are welcome. People are free to come and go as needed, so if you have only an hour to spare, we'll use it! Dinner will be served to anyone interested in sharing a meal together.
Donations for supplies to be put into the backpacks are also needed. Please drop off items by August 1st at (i) Pegasus Legal Service for Children, 3201 4th St. NW, (ii) Hairapy Salon, 5633 Paradise Blvd NW, (iii) Outcomes Inc., 1503 University Blvd NE, or (iv) Sandia Presbyterian Church, 10704 Paseo del Norte NE.
Items especially needed are rulers, folders, spirals, and loose leaf paper. Other suggested items are backpacks, crayons, USB Flash Drive, erasers, pencil sharpeners, pencil cases, toy or book, markers, pens, coloring books, glue/glue sticks, index cards, colored pencils, pencils, gift cards, solar power calculators, and drawing compass.
Help Equals Hope International is a non-profit organization based in New Mexico and a program of Children of The Americas.