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The mission of Project Backpack is to show the love of Christ in Garland County by helping relieve the burden single parents or grandparents raising grandchildren experience when they prepare their children to go back to school. Take a look around to see how you can get involved!

23 June 2013 ~ Comments Off

Registration is LIVE!

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Registration is now open! Click on REGISTER! tab above or the “Click Here to Register Online” button to the right of the screen to pre-register your child to receive a backpack from Project Backpack!

23 June 2013 ~ Comments Off

Project Backpack Changes!

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PROJECT BACKPACK has been in existence for the last twelve years, in its early days as an outreach of River of Life Church and ultimately growing into its own entity, eventually attaining status as a 501c3 tax exempt non profit charity. From the beginning, our mission has stayed the same – to show the love [...]

16 April 2012 ~ Comments Off

Project Backpack Golf Tournament

PROJECT BACKPACK’s annual golf tournament is coming up soon on April 28, 2012, at Diamondhead Golf Course with a shotgun start at 2 pm. It’s a 4-man scramble for $250 per team or $62.50 per person, including cart and buffet lunch. The day’s activities will also include a putting contest, closest to the hole, longest [...]

12 December 2011 ~ Comments Off

Chick-Fil-A Spirit Night Dec 13

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Join us Thursday night, September 1, at Chick-fil-A!  Bring in this flyer for 20% of your meal to be donated to Project Backpack.  Please forward to family and friends!
Thanks so much!

31 August 2011 ~ Comments Off

Chick-fil-A Spirit Night Sept 1

Join us Thursday night, September 1, at Chick-fil-A!  Bring in this flyer for 20% of your meal to be donated to Project Backpack.  Please forward to family and friends!
Thanks so much!

31 July 2011 ~ Comments Off

Chili’s – A Give Back Night on Tuesday

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Join us this Tuesday, August 2, from 4:00 – 10:30, at Chili’s in Hot Springs to support Project Backpack.  Click HERE to print the flyer you will need to take with you for 10% of your ticket to be donated to Project Backpack.  We need a little more to finish up this year’s budget, then [...]

31 July 2011 ~ Comments Off

Project Backpack 2011 Highlight Video

28 July 2011 ~ Comments Off

Only Hours to Countdown!

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Only hours until the doors open at River of Life Church to welcome families coming to get blessed with new backpacks & school supplies.  I love how everyone works so hard to have everything ready several days in advance, so we are not in a last minutes rush the day before the event.
Pre-registration has reached [...]

24 July 2011 ~ Comments Off

6 days to go

Just 6 days to Project Backpack!  The supplies are being sorted, ministry time is being planned, reminder postcards are being mailed, the food is being organized, t-shirts are on the way, signs are being made . . . . what have I forgotten?  The most important part is that kids come to get backpacks and [...]

22 July 2011 ~ Comments Off

Hollywood Pizza

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Join us at Hollywood Pizza tonight, July 22, to support Project Backpack. Print the attached flyer by clicking HERE and bring it with you to Hollywood Pizza anytime between 5 pm and close. Hollywood Pizza is located at 5737 Central Ave (Hwy 7) on the left past Amity Road. Go to Hollywood Pizza’s [...]

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