We set our goal. 20. Twenty. 10x2. XX. The number of games the Vikings have won in two seasons. (Almost.)

20 Backpacks. 

Back2School is an effort by Ace in the City to help prepare local students for the school year ahead. Every August at the Back2School Bash, Ace distributes hundreds of backpacks (filled with supplies) into the hands of students in a way that preserves the dignity of both students and parents. It’s a day filled with free haircuts, inflatables, food, and tons of smiles and laughter.

UC is helping in a few ways, one of which, is committing to 20 backpacks, collecting now until Sunday, August 6! 

These backpacks will then be filled with quality, brand-specific school supplies and sold at the Bash at a reduced cost. All proceeds from the event will directly benefit the ongoing work of Ace in the City.

Where Do I Bring 'Em?
Bring your backpacks (empty!) to UC anytime between now and August 6th. (Look over there -->) is a list of suggested backpacks for your trip to the store.

EXTRA: Throw in another 20. Dollars.
If you slip a $20 bill in the backpack, you have just "filled" the backpack with supplies. 100% of your $20 pays for the supplies to fill each of these backpacks.
 

Have Questions?
Send a message.

BRAND-SPECIFIC Backpacks (Please, no wheels!)

For Younger Students (Pre-K – 3rd grade):

  • » Cartoon or Character
  • » Playful designs

For Older Students (4th – 12th grade):

  • » Jansport
  • » Columbia
  • » Coleman
  • » Eastport
  • » Wildkin

Key Dates:
July 9th - Backpack Collection Begins!
Aug 6th - Backpack Collection Ends at UC Block Party!
Aug 12th - Back2School Bash in Powderhorn Park!

 

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