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Bust the Bus

  Join BackPack Beginnings & Charles Aris on Sunday, August 14, 2022 for our annual Bust the Bus event! This year’s event will be a food drive drop-off at the Greensboro Grasshoppers day game on Sunday, August 14, starting at 1:00 p.m. Stop by the bus prior to the game, donate food and take a [...]


MeaningFULL Meals Summer Food Drive

In the summer months, many local children do not have access to nutritious meals and go hungry. You can be part of the solution by supporting MeaningFULL Meals this July. United Way of Greater Greensboro (UWGG) is mobilizing the community throughout July in partnership with BackPack Beginnings and The Volunteer Center of the Triad to collect as much food as possible [...]


Color Me Rad 5K

BackPack Beginnings is proud to partner with Color Me Rad 5K! We're excited to have been picked to partner with Color Me Rad on their Greensboro race on June 18th.  We get 10% from race sign-ups when people use the code BACKPACK10 and participants will receive 10% off the registration fee. Willing to volunteer? We get $75 for each volunteer that signs up for a shift! Volunteers must [...]