Together We Thrive: Celebrating Our Community’s Support in the Back-to-School Season

Aug 21 2023
Chloë Noonan

We are thrilled to share that we successfully reached our Back-to-School Drive goals, securing a total of 150 backpacks and raising well over our $5,000 goal for students enrolled in our programs!

These generous donations for school supplies play a vital role in assisting our dedicated students to commence the school year with readiness and self-assurance. We extend our heartfelt appreciation to all those who participated in this drive! With the invaluable support from our community this year, we accomplished the following:

Apart from enabling us to procure school supplies for our students, the Back-to-School Fund also contributes to our programs and operations that offer shelter and supportive services to families facing homelessness.

Ongoing research consistently indicates that youth encountering homelessness and housing instability face a higher risk of discontinuing their education compared to their peers with stable housing. This is why your backing holds immense significance in our efforts to provide a strong foundation for success to our bright students! Read more about our impact here.

Thank you to the following organizations and foundations who helped make our Back-to-School Distribution Day possible through in-kind donations and drives, fundraisers, grants, and volunteering:

  • Brookfield Properties: L Seven
  • Calvary Presbyterian Church
  • Cigna
  • Comcast
  • Dodge & Cox
  • MH Buckeye Fund
  • Raphael House Executive Leadership Council
  • SFO
  • Salesforce
  • SpotOn
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