Help Us ........ Help them

Our Programs

Volunteer

We have about 100 volunteers:  part time residents and full timers who  collect, pack, move and deliver the essential items we provide.  If you have a skill or service that you are willing to contribute, please click  on the "Contact Us" link above.


You may Contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Susan Ricard, or President Dianne Patterson, by phone (813.758.2805) or email: contact@backpackangels.org to become a volunteer. 


Our valuable volunteers deserve recognition for their dedication and they deserve the gratitude of North Port for stepping up and giving of themselves to help "our" children in need. 


Be a "Backpack Angel" Volunteer.

What we Need

 

                               .......... Product List.....
 

  Shampoo ...........................  Baby Shampoo .........
  Conditioner .......................  Baby Wipes ..............
  Deodorant .........................  Maxi Pads ................
  Soap ...................................  Kids Single Toothbrush
  Single Toothbrush ............. Kids Toothpaste ........
  Toothpaste.........................  Toilet Tissue (4 pack)
  Dental Floss ......................   12-oz Liquid Detergent
  Body Wash ........................   Sunscreen .................
  Combs ................................  Brushes.....................

                         Or money to buy these items... 
 
 There are drop off bins located throughout North Port.
   See Below
 

Drop Off Locations

 

Achieva Credit Union..........................................14942 Tamiami Trail

AmVets. Post 312 ..............................................7050 Chancellor Blvd

American Legion. Post 254 ................................ 6648 Taneytown St. 

BB&T Bank............................................................1299N. Sumter Blvd

 Busey Bank .........................................................14803 Tamiami Trail

Classic Hair Cut ...................................................13009 Tamiami Trail

Coldwell Banker Reality .....................................14972 Tamiami Trail

Eric-John Claessens, DDS, PA....................12450-A Tamiami Trail.So

Heron Creek Animal Hosp. ......................................319 Sumter Blvd 

Hair Design...........................................................14829 Tamiami Trail

Joe's Barber Shop................................................14503 Tamiami Trail

Kyle Kurtis Salon................................................1143 N. Toledo Blade
Lakeside Plantation Community.......................N. Toledo Blade Blvd

 (Christmas only)

Los Dos Cristianos Coffee Shop................................ 1120 Latin Blvd 

Moose Lodge 764 ...............................................14156 Tamiami Trail

Kiwanis (Family Table) Wed..............................  14132 Tamiami Trail 

New Apostolic Church .......................................... 7855 W. Price Blvd
New Hope Community Church...........................5600 S. Biscayne Dr

Next Jeneration Hair Salon.............................12741 S. Tamiami Trail

North Port Yoga Center ...................................... 1001Corporate Ave
Panera Bread ......................................................17899 Tamiami Trail

Senior Center................................................4940 Pan American Blvd

Southern Storage ...........................................2245 Bobcat Village Rd

St. Paul's Presbyterian.............................................5550 Sumter Blvd

St. Nathaniel's Episcopal Church ...................... 4200 S. Biscayne Dr 

Talon Bay Club House............................................7360 Talon Bay Dr

Wells Fargo Bank (staff lounge) ..........................1375 Tamiami Trail

WKDW Radio Station ..........................................12735 Tamiami Trail

5/3 Bank...............................................................18120 Tamiami Trail

Schedules

The Back Pack Angels hold their monthly meeting at 10:00 am at the North Port Library the first Tuesday of every  month, except August.

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Our Sorting of Products is the second Monday of the month at 9:00 am at  Southern Self Storage, off Toledo Blade Blvd.

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Packing and Delivery is the third Monday at 9:00 am at Southern Self Storage

But be sure to always check the calendar for any change in times, location and dates.