Operation Backpack 2019

Operation Backpack 2019

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - 19 News is partnering with Volunteers of America to stuff backpacks for kids as they head to the bus stop this fall. The eighth annual Operation Backpack school supply donation drive is happening July 29 through Aug. 2.

Thousands of Northeast Ohio children need your help. We are on a mission to get children in need new backpacks filled with school supplies to help start the school year off right. During the week of July 29, 19 News will broadcast LIVE each evening from various Northeast Ohio Locations.

Stop out to a donation location, July 29 through Aug. 2, from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. with your donation of new backpacks and/or school supplies. Meet Members of the 19 News Team during our live broadcast. 19 News in association with Volunteers of America, Marc’s, Ohio Savings Bank, Levin’s, Union Home Mortgage and Buckeye Health Plan are urging viewers to come out and make donations.

Stop by to donate at the 19 News Operation Backpack Live Broadcast locations:

Monday, July 29 – Marc’s in Berea - Meet Nichole Vrsansky & Erin Logan

Tuesday, July 30 – Levin’s in Oakwood Village - Meet Neeha Curtis, Julian Glover & Tony Zarrella

Wednesday, July 31 – Ohio Savings Bank in South Euclid - Meet Jason Nicholas & Jen Picciano

Thursday, Aug. 1 – Levin’s in North Olmsted - Meet Chris Tanaka, Josh & Maria Cribbs

Friday, Aug. 2 – Marc’s in Avon - Meet Samantha Roberts & Tiffani Tucker

Not able to make it to a donation location? Donating backpacks and school supplies is easier than ever with 1-click on Amazon! Shop the Operation Backpack Wishlist to help Northeast Ohio kids succeed!

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