Operation Backpack

                                                                                                                                  

 

AN ANNUAL BACKPACK AND SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE WITH THE GOAL OF HELPING EVERY STUDENT START THE SCHOOL YEAR READY TO LEARN.

The Pettengill House collects brand new backpacks and school supplies from mid-June through mid-August for students in pre-k through 12th grade who attend school in the Amesbury, Newburyport, Triton, and Pentucket school districts. The Pettengill House distributes these backpacks and school supplies to families in need during the third week in August.

If you need assistance through this program, please contact The Pettengill House to schedule an appointment.  Appointments are made beginning late July for August pick-up.  Social workers can help new clients with these supplies throughout the school year.

 

TO DONATE:

If you would like to donate supplies during our collection period, click the books for a printable list of needed supplies along with drop off locations.

 

In addition to these items, gift cards and monetary donations are always accepted and appreciated. Please visit our donate page to donate online, or checks can be made payable to The Pettengill House, Inc. P.O Box 5551, Salisbury, MA 01952 with “Operation Backpack” noted on the memo line.  All donations are tax deductible and directly benefit the children of our community.

The Pettengill House, Inc. is a nonprofit social service organization that provides services to individuals and families from Amesbury, Byfield, Groveland, Merrimac, Newbury, Newburyport, Rowley, Salisbury, and West Newbury.  Thank you for your support!