By becoming a Back to School sponsor, you will help to ensure that every student in our Fairfax County partner schools can start the school year strong with the supplies and support they need!

What makes the Britepaths Back to School program unique
Fairfax County, Virginia, is one of the five wealthiest counties in the country - and yet, one in fourteen children lives in poverty. At the beginning of summer break, social workers from Britepaths' Fairfax County Public Schools partner schools report the numbers of backpacks and school supply kits required to support student needs within their school. Britepaths works with a local school supply wholesaler whose non-profit rate allows us to purchase items at greatly reduced costs. This allows us to serve more students than donations of traditionally sourced supplies from big box or online retailers. And, their pre-packaged kits ensure that the items included fulfill the lists developed for each school and grade level.

With your support, Britepaths will purchase the backpacks and supply kits and have them delivered to the schools directly. Social workers will distribute supplies to students in August, before the start of the school year, so they are equipped with what they need for their first day! 

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Sponsor a student!

For just $25 you can provide a complete grade-appropriate school supply kit and high-quality backpack to an individual student.

  • $50 will support two students
  • $100 will support four students
  • $250 will support ten students
  • $500 will support twenty students
  • $1,000 will support forty students

Sponsor a School!

Below is a list of our 2023 partner schools. As a sponsor, you can support an entire school, co-sponsor with another organization, or contribute any amount toward the Back To School program. 

School sponsors needed

  • Fairfax High School
  • Bailey's Upper Elementary School (Co-Sponsored by Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax and Mason District Council of Community Associations)
  • Justice High School (Sponsored by Mason District Council of Community Associations. Co-Sponsor needed!)
  • Glen Forest Elementary School (Sponsored by Mason District Council of Community Associations. Co-Sponsor needed!)
  • Daniels Run Elementary School (Sponsored by PenFed)
  • Fairfax Adult High School (Sponsored by Kearney & Company)
  • Lewis High School
  • Providence Elementary School (Sponsored by an Anonymous Friend of Britepaths)
  • Eagle View Elementary School (Sponsored by MainStreet Bank)
  • Willow Springs Elementary School (Sponsored by Jim McKay Chevrolet)

Benefits for School Sponsors

You will be recognized as the sponsor of your chosen school on our social media, website, and in our Enews and as an official partner of our Back to School campaign. You will have the opportunity to be present at the school when the backpacks and school supplies are delivered, where you will be able to:

  • Meet your school's social worker and learn about how these supplies will benefit the students and what your support means to them

  • Take candid photos and video of the experience to share across your business platforms and social media channels

  • Take a commemorative photo with your school's social worker and Britepaths staff in front of the school. We will brand it with your logo and provide the image to you and share across our social media channels and on our website

Click the Sponsorships and Donations button below and select the school you would like to sponsor. To sponsor the entire school, please enter a '1' in the box to confirm the quantity and follow the steps to complete your sponsorship. We will follow up to confirm the details of your sponsorship. If an entire school isn't in your budget, see below for student sponsorships, or co-sponsor with a partner!

Sponsor a school today!




Jim McKay Chevrolet

Kearney & Company

MainStreet Bank

Mason District Council of Community Associations

PenFed Credit Union

Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax

Anonymous Friend of Britepaths


Church of the Holy Comforter

Community Foundation for Northern Virginia/Avalon Charitable Fund

Fairfax Ace Hardware

Herndon Chapter #55 Order of the Eastern Star

Kiwanis Club of Fairfax

St. Katherine's Philoptochos Society

Welcome Club of Northern Virginia



Contact Harper Garcia, our Community Development Manager, with any questions.

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