Take up backpack challenge to help the homeless

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Homeless Backpack Challenge is a project of The Carlos G Figueroa Foundation in partnership with The Tribe (press release):
Their purpose is to get people to challenge two other people to purchase a backpack and place in it specific items. The items are specific so that no one homeless person receives more than another.
Items:
Socks
Winter cap
Gloves
Lotion or sunblock
$5 dollar gift card of choice
Lip balm
Snacks
Water bottle
Any items not on the list will be accepted but will be handed out separately from the backpacks.
All back packs must be in by December 7th.

Drop Off Points:
–BTO Yogurt
9040 E Valencia Rd., Suite 172
 —BTO Yogurt
8650 E Speedway
(SW corner of Speedway and Camino Seco)
–Central City Assembly
939 S 10th Avenue
–Casa Maria
401 E 26th Street
(corner S 3rd Avenue and 26th Street)
Green Valley Robin’s Nest
18745 S I 19 Frontage Rd
Green Valley, Arizona 85614

Crowning Glory Inside Styling Etc Studios 
7385 S Houghton Rd

Bravo Insurance Solutions
8710 N Thornydale Road Suite 150

Saenz and Associates
425 W Ajo Way
The backpacks will be handed out to the homeless on December 13th at Central City Assembly.
The Homeless Backpack Challenge facebook Event:
ABOUT THE TRIBE
“A Coalition of Misfits Trying to do some Good on the Streets”
ABOUT THE CARLOS G FIGUEROA FOUNDATION
The Carlos G Figueroa Foundation is a group of volunteer videographers, photographers and other like minded individuals that are advocates for the homeless and those in poverty in Tucson, Az.

https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Carlos-G-Figueroa-Foundation/176002691312?fref=ts

CONTACT:
Ron Austin
520 909 6913
Tucsonans: take up this challenge in the spirit of the upcoming holiday season.

One Response to Take up backpack challenge to help the homeless

  1. Carolyn Classen

    Deadline today to hand in those backpacks with donated items. See list above for drop off places.