Backpack Project


Sunday, July 31, 2022 - Sunday, August 28, 2022


10291 E Stockton Blvd, Elk Grove, CA 95624

LifePointe is partnering with Starting Point to help kindergarten through 12th-grade refugee children in the Elk Grove/Sacramento area begin the new school year prepared! We will collecting new backpacks and school supplies for kids who often arrive to the country with very little.

Purchase a backpack and fill it with supplies* listed below (backpack does not have to contain all items):

  • spiral notebooks
  • binder
  • binder paper
  • pocket folders
  • no. 2 pencils
  • pencil sharpener
  • erasers
  • highlighters
  • glue sticks
  • note cards
  • pens (black or blue ink)
  • crayons or colored pencils
  • scissors
  • pencil pouch or box
  • water bottle
  • We also accept individual items

* Please do not purchase items with any war-related icons on them.

Drop Off Instructions:

Donations may be dropped off at LifePointe Monday-Wednesday, 9am-4pm; Thursdays 9am-8pm, and during Sunday services.

Deadline for donations: Sunday, August 28


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About Starting Point

Starting Point is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting newly-arrived refugee children in the greater Sacramento area. They strive to give them a warm welcome by providing basic necessities and programs as they begin their new lives in the U.S. Starting Point is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, run 100% by volunteers.

For more info about Starting Point, go to: