It’s here! Housing Up is launching its annual Back to School Drive and this year, we are focused on ensuring each of the 2,000 children we serve has a backpack full of school supplies that will set them up for success.

This year, our Back to School Drive will primarily operate out of an Amazon registry and a Target registry. Our Back to School Drive is completely dependent upon the contributions from our amazing community. Last year, Housing Up and our incredible partners were able to assemble and distribute a record total of 1,125 backpacks. Every school-age child in our Permanent Supportive Housing and Rapid Re-Housing programs received a backpack, an impact that reached nearly 750 households across DC.

In an effort to keep track of each generous donation, please mail all packages, including gifts on our registry purchased from a different retailer, to the following address:

Christina Peay
1133 E West Highway, Apt 1209W
Silver Spring, MD 20910

If you would prefer to make a monetary donation, please click the button below to use our secure giving portal.

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Your involvement in this year’s Drive will make a significant impact on vulnerable families in Washington, DC. Can the families we serve count on your support?

Please contact Christina Peay, Vice President of Philanthropy and Communications, with any questions at [email protected].


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