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23May 2017

Press Release- Zoës Kitchen Volunteers

May 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

Last Friday, 40 volunteers from Zoës Kitchen helped to fight childhood hunger by joining forces with BackPack Beginnings, a non-profit that provides food, clothing, and comfort to local children in need.

13Jan 2017

BackPack Beginnings Surpasses Campaign Goal by $20,000

January 13th, 2017|0 Comments

"This was our most successful fundraising drive to date having raised a total of $50,000," says founder, Parker White. "In addition to all the financial support we’ve received, we also want to thank our supporters for the years of support and volunteer hours.

28Nov 2016

2016 Annual Campaign Press Release

November 28th, 2016|0 Comments

BackPack Beginnings, a local nonprofit, announced today the launch of its annual fundraising campaign called, Making an imPACK. This year's goal is to raise $30,000 to help fund its 2017 operating budget and expand programs to reach more children in need.

29Sep 2016

Parker White Gets $25K Through NASCAR Foundation Contest

September 29th, 2016|0 Comments

The NASCAR Foundation presented Greensboro native Parker White with a check for $25,000 for being one of four finalists for the NASCAR Foundation's Betty Jane France Humanitarian Award contest.

2Aug 2016

City Council Commends BackPack Beginnings

August 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

BackPack Beginnings is pleased to announce that its Founder and Executive Director, Parker White, has been recognized by the Greensboro City Council for her good work!

14Jul 2016

Parker White: Finalist for The NASCAR Foundation’s Humanitarian Award

July 14th, 2016|0 Comments

BackPack Beginnings is pleased to announce that its Founder and Executive Director, Parker White, has been nominated for The NASCAR Foundation’s sixth annual Betty Jane France Humanitarian Award presented by Nationwide.

24Apr 2015

BackPack Beginnings Receives $25,000 from Jimmie Johnson Foundation

April 24th, 2015|0 Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Parker White Founder/Executive Director (336) 709-9649 parker@backpackbeginnings.org CHARLOTTE, N.C. (April 24, 2015) --- The Jimmie Johnson Foundation announced today that BackPack Beginnings (BPB) is one of five recipients of a $25,000 [...]

8Apr 2015

Jimmie Johnson Foundation Grant Semi-Finalist

April 8th, 2015|0 Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Parker White Founder/Executive Director (336) 709-9649 parker@backpackbeginnings.org   Greensboro, NC (April 8, 2015) — The Jimmie Johnson Foundation will announce tomorrow that BackPack Beginnings is one of the 10 semi-finalists eligible [...]

24Nov 2014

This Holiday Season, Give a Gift that Helps Local Children

November 24th, 2014|0 Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Parker White Founder/Executive Director (336) 709-9649 parker@backpackbeginnings.org GREENSBORO, NC (November 24, 2014) – BackPack Beginnings has the perfect gift! This December, skip the long lines at department stores and give a [...]

14Aug 2014

Kirkwood 5K Run/ Walk/ Push Scheduled for August 23, 2014

August 14th, 2014|0 Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Parker White, Founder/Executive Director (336) 709-9649 parker@backpackbeginnings.org   Greensboro, NC (August 14, 2014) - Our Fifth Annual Kirkwood 5K Run/ Walk/ Push will take place in the Kirkwood neighborhood of Greensboro [...]

11Aug 2014

BackPack Beginnings Launches Shoe Drive to Raise Funds to Support Local Students

August 11th, 2014|0 Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Parker White Founder/Executive Director (336) 709-9649 parker@backpackbeginnings.org   Greensboro, NC (August 11, 2014) -  BackPack Beginnings is conducting a shoe collection drive through October 1 to raise funds to support students [...]

10Jan 2014

Nonprofit Loses One Third of Inventory Due to Frozen Pipes

January 10th, 2014|0 Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Parker White Founder/Executive Director (336) 709-9649 parker@backpackbeginnings.org   Greensboro, NC (January 10, 2014) - In the frigid conditions Thursday morning, a pipe froze and burst at BackPack Beginnings’ storage facility located [...]

22Apr 2013

Organizational Changes for Local Non-Profit, Evolution from CFGG

April 22nd, 2013|0 Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Parker White Founder/Executive Director (336) 709-9649 parker@backpackbeginnings.org April 22, 2013 (Greensboro, NC) – This week local non-profit, BackPack Beginnings (BPB), is evolving from under the support umbrella of The Community Foundation [...]

17Apr 2013

Anonymous Donor to Match End of Year Donations

April 17th, 2013|0 Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Parker White Founder/Executive Director (336) 709-9649 parker@backpackbeginnings.org   Greensboro, NC (December 24, 2013 – A generous local donor has agreed to match all donations given to BackPack Beginnings through the United [...]

14Jan 2013

Guilford County Businesses Step Up to Help Local Children-in-Need Program

January 14th, 2013|0 Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Parker White Founder/Executive Director (336) 709-9649 parker@backpackbeginnings.org   January 14, 2013 (Greensboro, NC)- Community businesses have been stepping up to help BackPack Beginnings, a local non-profit who feeds children in need [...]

20Jun 2012

New ‘BackPack’ Program Provides Comfort to Children in Traumatic Situations

June 20th, 2012|0 Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Parker White Founder/Executive Director (336) 709-9649 parker@backpackbeginnings.org   Greensboro, NC (June 20, 2012) — BackPack Beginnings, a local non-profit with a mission to serve and meet the most basic needs of underprivileged [...]