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 3,000 children annually, our vision is a community of healthy and well-nurtured children.

Want to support our work at BackPack Beginnings?

Since  2010…

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Comfort BackPacks
Children Served

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, October 5th from 1 pm to 3 pm
  • Thursday, October 8th from 9:30 am until 12:30 pm
  • Friday, October 9th from 1 to 3 pm

Recent News

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Music Event: Food Drive – Oct. 17, 2015

Come on out and support our favorite Celtic band, Banna. It's free! Please consider bringing non-perishable food items to help stock our Food Pantry.
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Hoops for the Hungry- October 17, 2015

Greensboro Day School will host a basketball and soccer clinic for rising 3rd-6th grade boys on Saturday, October 17th! The clinic will focus on shooting, ball-handling, passing and more. Canned food donations will be collected for BackPack Beginnings.
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Ten Thousand Villages: Food Drive – Oct. 20 – Nov. 3, 2015

Ten Thousand Villages will host a food drive for BackPack Beginnings, Tues. Oct 20 – Tues. Nov 3. Bring your donations of non-perishable food items and receive a 25% off one item coupon to shop.