Our mission is to provide children in need with nutritious food, comfort items, or basic necessities through the use of backpacks and other means. Serving over 4,000 children annually, our vision is a community of healthy and well-nurtured children.

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Upcoming Office Hours for Donation Drop-offs

3707-D Alliance Drive Greensboro, NC 27407
Office hours subject to change. Check website for updates.  Clothing Pantry hours and volunteer hours may be at different times.

  • Monday, February 8th from 11 am to 3 pm
  • Wednesday, February 1oth from 1 to 3 pm
  • Thursday, February 11th from 9:30 am to 1 pm
  • Saturday, February 13th from 10 am to noon

Recent News

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Souper Bowl Can Food Drive- Jan. 30 – Feb. 7, 2016

Proehlific Park and the Ricky Proehl P.O.W.E.R. of Play Foundation are collecting canned soup to benefit the BackPack Beginnings' Food Pantry Program. The special event kicks off at the park on January 30th and runs through February 7th.
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Jeans for January- January 2016

Stillpoint Acupuncture is Going "Casual for a Cause." During the month of January, Stillpoint employees will be wearing jeans to support BackPack Beginnings. Each day an employee wear jeans they will bring in a […]
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The Human Race- April 16, 2016

The Human Race is a 5k walk/run that allows participants to raise money for their favorite nonprofit (agency, school PTA, church, etc..). The Volunteer Center has managed the race since 1994!