The Backpack Challengeis an annual community effort led by Valley Youth House in partnership with the Philadelphia Department of Human Services. This campaign collects school supplies and backpacks for youth in foster care. In addition, the campaign ensures that every young person who is a member of the Achieving Independence Center and enrolled in college receives as much support as possible to eliminate barriers to academic success.
Every gift is an opportunity to make an impact on the future for a young person starting college this fall semester. You can make a difference today!