500 San Diego military children to receive backpacks and school supplies from Operation Homefront’s Back-To-School Brigade®
SAN DIEGO, Cali. — Operation Homefront will distribute 500 backpacks and necessary school supplies to pre-registered military children Saturday, August 17, here as a part of Operation Homefront’s annual Back-to-School Brigade®. The event is made possible by the generosity of Dollar Tree and SAIC as well as local partners. During this year’s campaign, Operation Homefront will distribute its 375,000th backpack since 2008, saving military families more than $40 million in back to school expenses.
500 military-family students will receive necessary school supplies thanks to the support of Operation Homefront, Dollar Tree, SAIC, and local partners.
Operation Homefront Back-to-School Brigade®
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug 17
4845 Ronson Ct.
San Diego, CA 92111
About Operation Homefront
Founded in 2002, Operation Homefront is a national nonprofit organization whose mission is to build strong, stable, and secure military families so that they can thrive – not simply struggle to get by – in the communities they have worked so hard to protect. Recognized for superior performance by leading independent charity oversight groups, 92 percent of Operation Homefront expenditures go directly to programs that support tens of thousands of military families each year. Operation Homefront provides critical financial assistance, transitional and permanent housing and family support services to prevent short-term needs from turning into chronic, long-term struggles. Thanks to the generosity of our donors and the support from thousands of volunteers, Operation Homefront proudly serves America’s military families. For more information, visit www.OperationHomefront.org.