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United Way Posted by: United Way 1 month ago

While many of us are thinking about our summer activities, United Way is already ramping up for the 2024 BIG GIVE. The annual donation drives collects backpacks full of schools supplies to distributed to every elementary school in the area. Since Big Give launched in 2020, United Way has collected over 9,200 backpacks.

The crew at Milford Elementary taking their BIG GIVE bags into the school.

The 2024 Goal is to collect 2,000+ backpacks (100 for every elementary school in Whitley & Kosciusko Counties) by August 1st. United Way believes every child should start school with all the tools they need to succeed.

Generous donors from Bowen – Whitley County, dropping off full bags in Columbia City.

To get involved, request a backpack from United Way. It will be available after July 1, 2024. Click this link to begin –