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Donation Drive for Bravery Backpacks

June 26 @ 8:00 am - July 23 @ 5:00 pm

Join us in a donation drive for Bravery Backpacks benefiting our non-profit partner 31:8 Project.  Backpacks will be assembled for two different age groups: 2 to 12-year-olds and 13 to 17-year-olds so a variety of items are needed.  Be sure to share a photo of your donation on our social media accounts with #YPbackpackdrive and you’ll be entered to win a $20 gift card. 

Donations will be accepted June 26 through July 23rd at the following locations (during their normal business hours):

  • Proximal 50 (Downtown & Divide Locations in Bismarck)
  • Capital Credit Union (Main Branch & Mandan location)
  • Gate City Bank (All Bismarck/Mandan locations)

The following items are needed (new with tags still attached, except for books):

  • Coloring Books
  • Children’s Books
  • Stuffed Animals
  • Reusable Water Bottles
  • Deodorant
  • Tampons / Pads
  • Body Wipes
  • Washcloths
  • Crayons / Markers
  • Travel Sized Shower Items
  • Journal / Pens
  • Toothbrush / Toothpaste
  • Pajamas
  • Underwear
  • Boxers
  • Blankets
  • Socks
  • Snacks
  • Hair Ties
  • Slippers
  • Comb / Brush
  • Stickers
  • Gift Cards to local restaurants

 Want to participate, but unable to shop for items?  Send a donation to YP Network Venmo and we’ll do the shopping for you!  @Young-Professionals-1

Check out this flyer for more information on the donation drive!   318 Bravery Backpacks Flyer  And of course join us on July 24th to assemble the backpacks (https://ypnetwork.org/event/volunteer-opportunity-bravery-backpacks/)


June 26 @ 8:00 am
July 23 @ 5:00 pm
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Bismarck Mandan Young Professionals Network