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 from monetary donations. 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.

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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

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