Agency requested backpacks from the program have risen 16% from 2017, going from 1326 to 1534. “I am concerned if we see an increase of 16% in requests from the individuals in our community, the overall demand for the program could exceed 2,400 backpacks, 400 more than we anticipated” explains
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The United Way is excited to announce that Sarah Raynsford has been hired as the 2018 Backpack Program Co-ordinator. A recent graduate of St Mary’s High School Sarah is also a provincial champion figure skater. Packing and distributing such a large number of backpacks requires an extensive amount of
Job Description The United Way is looking for an outgoing college or university marketing or communication student to plan and organize its annual Backpack Program. Student would be responsible for seeking donations of both funds and product to support the program, work with volunteers, network with area agencies and donors.