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Volunteer Opportunity – Bravery Backpacks

July 24, 2023 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us on Monday, July 24th to assemble bravery backpacks for 31:8 Project starting at 5:30 pm. Friends and family are welcome! 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. YP Network will provide snacks and drinks. The backpacks we will be putting together are based on generous donations from you!

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.  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

Donations will be accepted June 26 through July 23rd at the following locations:

  • Proximal 50 (Downtown & Divide Locations)
  • 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

More information about 31:8’s bravery backpack program can be found on their website: https://www.318project.org/bravery.html 


July 24, 2023
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Bismarck Mandan Young Professionals Network


31:8 Project
1142 W Turnpike Ave
Bismarck, 58503 United States
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